The Jackson County Sentinel reported that the 200-person town of Paint Rock, Alabama is trying to ban members of the […]
Reprinted with Permission from Ballard Spahr A federal judge has ruled that the First Amendment prohibits President Donald J. Trump […]
Reporters from CNN, The Associated Press, and E&E News were barred by the EPA from entering a national summit “of […]
In June, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina statute with banned registered sex offenders from accessing social media because […]
When Joey Gibson, head of Patriot Prayer, applied to hold a rally in San Francisco in an area designated by the National Park Service for "First Amendment activities," he thought he had the Constitution on his side. However, fearing a repeat of what happened in the deadly Charlottesville confrontations, San Francisco officials moved to protect the city from violence in what Gibson now says stifled his freedom of speech.
In banning a series of ads by disparate groups, the Washington Metro finds itself in hot water with the A.C.L.U. which is, among others, representing, Milo Yiannopoulos, because even "speech we hate" is bound by the First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
A personal website of a public figure is not subject to First Amendment restrictions, and so the site operator can block users. But a recent federal ruling says "the suppression of critical commentary regarding elected officials is the quintessential form of viewpoint discrimination against which the First Amendment guards."