Every quarter the Newseum Institute produces a “report card” on how the current administration is faring on the five freedoms: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. 15 First Amendment experts — academics, lawyers, journalists and activists — from across the political spectrum weigh in.

SPRING 2017

Freedom Grade
Religion C+
Speech C+
Press C
Assembly B-
Petition B-
First Amendment Composite C+

 

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