Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: First Amendment

‘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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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

If none of this happens, then America will be a nation that continues to drift aimlessly, having no vision of the country’s future directions, and continuing down a path leading to nowhere.