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The Supreme Court Will Hear an Appeal to Upend Texas’ Age Verification Law for Porn Websites

Similar age verification laws have passed in other states, including Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana and Oklahoma.

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Preparations are underway for Republican U.S. presidential candidates to gather for their first primary debate of the 2024 campaign in Milwaukee

Federal Judge Rules Protesters Can’t March Through Republican National Convention Security Zone

The judge said in his order that protesters have a right to march in protest of the RNC, “but the First Amendment does not allow them to protest or parade in any way they choose.”

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A rainbow U.S. flag is held up during a vigil for the Pulse night club victims in Orlando

Judge’s Order Greatly Expands Where Biden Can’t Enforce a New Rule Protecting LGBTQ+ Students

The judge concluded the rule violated the free speech rights of parents and students who reject transgender students’ gender identities and want to espouse those views at school or elsewhere in public.

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Hunter Biden's trial on criminal gun charges continues, in Wilmington

Hunter Biden Sues Fox News Over Explicit Images Featured in a Streaming Series

Fox claims its actions were "consistent with the First Amendment" and "has accurately covered the newsworthy events of Mr. Biden’s own making."

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Laredo, Texas citizen journalist Priscilla Villarreal

FIRE’s JT Morris on Texas Citizen Journalist Priscilla Villarreal’s Lawsuit

First Amendment Watch spoke with Morris about Villarreal’s case, its First Amendment implications, and the status of protections for citizen journalists like Villarreal.

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James Madison
[The] right of freely examining public characters and measures, and of free communication among the people thereon, which has ever been justly deemed the only effectual guardian of every other right.”
-James Madison, Report on the Virginia Resolutions, 1800
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