Friday, January 17, 2020

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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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Is Pelosi preparing to drop a bombshell on the Senate impeachment trial?

We have no way of knowing what Pelosi will do, we can only speculate and hope that she does something that will prove to the American people that he is guilty as charged.