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Incitement

Slender Man Meets the First Amendment: Why Suing the Character's Creator Won't Work

Clay Calvert | Posted 08.09.2014 | Crime
Clay Calvert

Can Eric Knudsen, the creator of the fictional character Slender Man, be held civilly liable for the recent violence suffered by the young victim of a stabbing attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin? The answer is a definitive "no" under First Amendment principles of free speech.

Punishing Killers of Protesters should be applied to all

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 10.21.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

I believe it is a good idea for the US and other world countries to immediately stop aid to any country that shoots civilian demonstrators. This prin...

The Worst Possible Option

Shai Baitel | Posted 04.04.2012 | World
Shai Baitel

Whoever agrees that the preferred solution to the conflict are two-states-for-two-peoples needs to realize that this possibility to implement is gradually slipping away while no progress, however small or incremental, is being made.

After Quran Burning, The Need To Put People First

Nigel Barber | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Nigel Barber

Instead of respecting religion, we need to respect people. We can begin by respecting their right to life.

Textbooks, Grasshoppers, and the Question of Incitement

Ghassan Khatib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ghassan Khatib

Instead of embracing positive steps by the Palestinian government, Israel seems determined to ignore the positive reality and hark back to previous times with accusations of Palestinian 'incitement.'

Sarah Palin Advocates Violence, But Her Hit List Isn't Criminal

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

The Supreme Court has a high standard for criminalizing speech. Free speech, while not an absolute right, is a highly protected privilege in the United States. So far, Palin is not acting criminally.

Fred Phelps' Hatemongering and the First Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Fred Phelps and his "church" are the ones who arrive at various places and events all across the country, waving hate-filled signs which convey his belief that God hates the US, homosexuals, the U.S. military, and dead American soldiers.

Will $40 Million US Tax Dollars Subsidize UN Agency That Tolerates Teaching Martyrdom to Palestinian Kids?

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Heather Robinson

Watchdog organizations have shined a light on the content of books in schools in the Palestinian territories -- and what they illuminated was a consistent pattern of propaganda.

Deodorant Ads Help Us Learn About an Important Word: Incitement

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

It's how a culture gets you to read yourself, so that you think you are just expressing and reacting to your natural, real self. But hello, culture invented your self. It's not entirely natural.