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Political Speech
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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The Supreme Court of Georgia at the Nathan Deal Judicial Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Court Candidate Sues to Block Ethics Rules Blocking Him From Campaigning on Abortion

He says the attempt to muzzle him violates his right to free speech under a Supreme Court decision that found states couldn’t forbid candidates from announcing their views.

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Former U.S. President Trump holds presser after criminal case hearing on porn star hush money charges in New York

What a Judge’s Gag Order on Trump Means in His Hush Money Case

The order doesn’t stop Trump from talking about the allegations against him or commenting on the judge or the elected top prosecutor.

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

Judge Holds Trump in Contempt, Fines Him $9K, Raises Threat of Jail in Hush Money Trial

The ruling was a stinging rebuke for the presumptive Republican nominee, who had insisted he was exercising his free speech rights.

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