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Free Speech Rights

Cake Is Speech

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I had never thought of cake as speech before. I read and re-read the first amendment to see if, in fact, cake is mentioned as part of "freedom of speech." It is not. I thumbed through the dictionary and found no mention of cake under "speech" or "talk" or "words."

The State Bar of California Intends on Silencing Its Members

Mark Baer | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Mark Baer

If the Bar does decide to require certain disclaimers in lawyer blogs, how does that impact previously published blogs over which the attorney does not have editorial control?

GOP Overlords Rule with Handcuffs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

While styling themselves as defenders of the constitution and protectors of individual rights, hardline GOPers, in practice, protect their own power and position by violating the Constitution and denying individuals their rights. Just take North Carolina for example.

Emily Swanson

Nearly Half Of Americans Grasp The First Amendment About As Well As Sarah Palin Does

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

More than 4 in 10 Americans think the First Amendment protects them from being fired for what they say, and more than 3 in 10 think it applies to situ...

Walker Signs Controversial Indian Mascot Bill Into Law

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a controversial bill Thursday that makes it harder to force schools to change race-based team names and mascots...

Colorado Judge Orders ISP To Release Users' Names

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2011 | Denver

A federal magistrate judge in Denver ordered Skybeam, a Berthoud, Colorado, internet service provider (ISP) to disclose names of users to Façonnable,...

Dogfight Videos

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Tila Tequila Likes to F*ck...with Free Speech

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

It sounds a helluva lot like Tila Tequila believes in censorship. Of the very same medium that made her, which, frankly, we find shockingly ungrateful.