Monday, March 4, 2024

Tag: First Amendment

House passes PRESS Act advancing press freedoms

If passed, the federal law would prohibit the government from compelling journalists and telecommunication providers to disclose sources and work product.

New anti-protest laws cast a long shadow on First Amendment rights

Tiffany Crutcher was worried.  Oklahoma lawmakers had passed a new measure stiffening penalties for protesters who block roadways and...

New anti-protest laws cast a long shadow on First Amendment rights

A deep divide over protests and who defines what peaceful is?

The First Amendment goes wild

The use of money has no real limitations and the state should not be providing it to churches or their subsidiaries.

‘Landmark’ victory for first amendment as court strikes down Texas anti-BDS...

Bahia Amawi, a speech pathologist who lost her job due to the law, celebrated the ruling as "a huge win not just for me, but for everybody here in Texas."

Democratic senators help Republicans push Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement forward

"It is clear to me that this bill would violate Americans' First Amendment rights."

The case against WikiLeaks is a crisis for the First Amendment

The Trump administration once celebrated WikiLeaks. Now it wants to prosecute Julian Assange simply for publishing things it doesn't like. That's a threat to all journalists.

VICTORY: Trump inauguration protesters acquitted in key felony trial

This could be good news for the other hundreds of marchers facing guilt-by-association felonies.

Red alert: The First Amendment is in danger

If anyone believes that under the First Amendment gagging the media can’t happen here, the answer is that it already has.

Journalism and the First Amendment on trial at Standing Rock

Reporter Jenni Monet has been charged with criminal trespassing and rioting, but the bigger story is about the failure of journalism institutions to rally.

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Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

ITEP's latest study exposes how the 2017 tax law has allowed major U.S. corporations to drastically reduce their tax bills, highlighting the need for urgent reform in corporate taxation.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden administration fuels rural and tribal progress with $366 million green energy boost

Biden's $366 million green energy initiative promises a sustainable future for rural and tribal communities, spotlighting the administration's dedication to equitable clean energy access.
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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.