Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: First Amendment

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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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.