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1 for All competition prompted thousands to express support for First Amendment freedoms.
After receiving more than 17,000 submissions last year, including tweets from the White House and celebrities, the “Free to Tweet” campaign this year gives students more time to celebrate their First Amendment rights.
Chicago playwright Todd Logan’s original courtroom drama will be performed free Nov. 8-9 in Nashville at the John Seigenthaler Center at Vanderbilt; play enlists audience as jury on contentious issues.
Fifty-nine percent of respondents in State of the First Amendment survey said the government should prosecute content pirates, with 33% opposed.
First Amendment Center’s 14th annual conference March 16 at Newseum also features ALA’s James Madison Award, while OpenTheGovernment.org conducts 7th annual Sunshine Week program.
Thirty-eight law schools from around the nation are vying in 22nd annual competition Feb. 16-17 in Nashville.
Today’s 7:30 p.m. EST program at Newseum will explore ‘everything you always wanted to know — but were afraid to ask’ about anti-mosque protests, anti-Sharia legislation, more. This program will be webcast live.
Free to Tweet contest draws celebrities, students, people of all ages on Bill of Rights Day.
Spokesman also says White House will tweet in honor of the day. See Free to Tweet responses on Twitter.
News release Contest offers 22 scholarships for high school and college students; awareness campaign to culminate on Dec. 15 with 24-hour ‘tweetathon’ featuring guest artists.
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News release Featuring music from 1971, 13th annual event at legendary music venue celebrates free expression in music.
Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum will host a documentary screening and author’s discussion on Nov. 1 exploring the place of religion in public schools.
Father-son team will reflect on their journalistic experience Sept. 20 at Middle Tennessee State University.
News release How would America be different if the attack had not happened? Sept. 13 discussion at First Amendment Center will explore that question.