Political Speech
Former U.S. President Trump's criminal trial on charges of falsifying business records continues in New York

Donald Trump’s Lawyers Press Judge To Lift Gag Order in Wake of Felony Conviction

Trump’s lawyers urged the judge to end what they deemed an “extraordinary, unprecedented, and unwarranted restriction” on the presumptive presidential nominee’s free speech rights.

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Former U.S. President Trump attends a press conference, in New York

Is Trump Still Under a Gag Order After His Conviction? He Thinks So, but the Answer Isn’t Clear

Trump was convicted of 34 counts of falsifying business records arising from what prosecutors said was an attempt to cover up a hush money payment to porn actor Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election.

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A police officer walks up the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington

Supreme Court Clears the Way for the NRA’s Free Speech Lawsuit Against an Ex-New York Official

The unanimous opinion reverses a lower-court decision tossing out the gun rights group’s lawsuit against ex-New York state Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria Vullo.

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Houston

Prosecutors Seek to Bar Trump From Statements Endangering Law Enforcement in Records Case

A Trump campaign spokesman said in a statement that Biden and “his hacks and thugs are obsessed with trying to deprive President Trump and all American voters of their First Amendment rights."

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Connecticut State Library and Supreme Court Building

Bashing Gov. in Publicly Funded Campaign Ads Allowed in CT Legislative Races, Court Rules

The court ruled that state elections officials violated the free speech rights of two Republicans candidates when it fined them for criticizing the Democratic governor.

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Former U.S. President Trump's criminal trial on charges of falsifying business records continues in New York

Trump Asks New York’s High Court To Intervene in Fight Over Gag Order

Trump’s lawyers argued the order was an unconstitutional curb on the Republican presidential nominee’s free speech rights while he’s campaigning and fighting criminal charges.

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Political signs ahead of November 8, 2022 U.S. midterm elections in Wexford Pennsylvania

US Appeals Court Says PA Town’s Limits on Political Lawn Signs Are Unconstitutional

A judge wrote that a town's interests in imposing the limits on signs — traffic safety and aesthetics — are legitimate, but not compelling enough to limit free speech.

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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani departs defamation lawsuit at the District Courthouse in Washington

WABC Radio Suspends Rudy Giuliani for Discussing Discredited 2020 Election Claims

Giuliani, who claims he was unaware of the ban prior to his suspension, said the station’s ban is overly broad and “a clear violation of free speech.”

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