MORE ARTICLES FROM ‘Inside the First Amendment’
How freedom of speech is under assault on many American college and university campuses.
Fortunately, a growing number of schools are getting the message that the First Amendment doesn’t mandate a religion-free zone in public schools.
Americans are engaged in what is a historic – at least, by virtue of being largely electronic – national discussion over national priorities and military options.
Success of Face to Faith program in schools worldwide reminds us that In a world torn by sectarian violence and hate, we can – and must – do much more to help young people experience our common humanity.
The First Amendment is the means, mechanism and method by which we use freedom to participate in self-governance and work to achieve Martin Luther King’s vision of equality.
Bulletin-board posting was part of what public schools are supposed to be doing in teaching about Islam, Christianity and other faiths in ways that are constitutionally and academically sound.
In-house ombudsmen who publicly criticize bad reporting by their news organizations help the public judge news-media credibility.
The Framers of our Constitution knew the time had come to break from the precedents of history and bar any religious group from ever imposing itself on the nation.
Advocates for marriage equality draw the line on religious freedom when religious groups take government funds.
We’re only in the early rounds of balancing legitimate national-security concerns against over-classification and with the need of the public for accurate information on what its government is doing.
If you don’t like the glam-rock picture of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, then don’t buy the magazine.
State of the First Amendment survey showing steep rise in number of people saying First Amendment goes too far is cause for concern for the freedoms that make us who we are.
Pushback from atheists on religious monuments, military chaplains and other issues is triggered by frequent lack of equal treatment for the nonreligious in a society that often privileges religion.
In Egypt, the Morsi government’s drive for power produced a constitution that ignored religious freedom, free speech and other basic rights.
An irony of timing twice has put U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning in the headlines at critical moments in gaining congressional approval of a federal shield law that would protect journalists and their confidential sources.