Although this year’s State of the First Amendment survey shows some disturbing results, it also indicates more Americans back free expression in areas of society that have not always enjoyed popular support.
But a third of Americans still say First Amendment goes too far in protecting freedoms in 2014 State of the First Amendment survey.
It’s encouraging that 2014 State of the First Amendment survey shows most people say high school students should have same freedom to exercise their first freedoms as adults do.
U.S. Supreme Court puts an end to bias-based lawsuit challenging permit for construction of an Islamic Center near Murfreesboro.
By Clay Calvert Famous Supreme Court case buttresses the idea that we can’t blame real-world violence on media creations.
By Clay Calvert Some court rulings have upheld the right of citizens to photograph and film police in public, but citizens take their chances when they pull out their cameras.
In Supreme Court case involving Oregon protest, justices rule that Secret Service protection of the president takes precedence over considerations of viewpoint discrimination.
Though sharply divided on whether legislative prayers in Greece, N.Y., are permissible, two Supreme Court justices agree that history factors into the constitutional calculus.
Religious Freedom Center and Moment magazine discussion explores thorny religious-liberty issues.
And hear an interview with Jana Winter after lower-court ruling against her.
A student who handed out flyers is charged with religious discrimination for disseminating views critical of a religious group. But wait, there’s more.
Decision in New York case creates confusion for government officials who now must decide when an official legislative or meeting prayer crosses the line into proselytizing or disparaging other religions.
Parody twitter accounts deserve the full protection of the First Amendment.
As religious diversity continues to expand in all parts of America, many school and city officials may be forced to decide that the only viable solution is not to close schools on religious holidays.
We can act to inoculate the next generation against the sick and twisted ideology that inspired Frazier Glenn Miller to gun down three innocent people in a fit of rage against the Jews.