“Through the use of three policies –a ban on chalking, a prohibition on student emails related to campaigns and elections, and a Campus Climate Reporting System–Iowa State University has created an elaborate investigative and enforcement regime designed to chill speech concerning political and social issues of public concern,” Speech First said in a statement on its site.
A county board in southern Wisconsin decided to hold off on a resolution that would have punished journalists and county officials for how they handle information about a recent study that showed high-levels of contamination in the county’s well system.
After disagreeing with the way Jennine Capó Crucet’s novel, “Make Your Home Among Strangers,” presented white privilege, a group of students at Georgia Southern University decided to burn her book. The incident serves as an interesting example of a form of expression that is at once protected speech—symbolic speech—and a symbol of censorship.
Matthew Prince, the chief executive of the San Francisco cyber security company, Cloudflare, has cut ties with 8chan, the anonymous […]
The ACLU of Rhode Island has taken on the case of Massachusetts blogger whose content was censored by a […]
A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to alter a car decal a deputy claimed was “obscene” will not […]
A federal judge ruled that three Republican members of the Wisconsin State Assembly violated the First Amendment rights of a […]
On June 11, 2018, the Department of Justice filed a “Statement of Interest” in a case between D.C.-based civil rights […]