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International Transgender Day of Visibility rally and protest in Tucson

Conservative States Challenge Federal Rule on Treatment of Transgender Students

Several Republican state attorneys general are arguing that the new policies would hurt women and girls, trample free speech rights and create burdens for the states.

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In this June 26, 2021, file photo, former President Donald Trump looks on during his first post-presidency campaign rally in Wellington, Ohio. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

Trump Cites First Amendment to Contest Charges in Georgia Election Interference Case

A lawyer for the former president argued that the indictment should be dismissed as it seeks to criminalize political speech and advocacy the First Amendment protects.

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Motion hearing regarding access to transcript and interview jurors, in Atlanta

Judge Forges Ahead With Pretrial Motions in Georgia Election Interference Case

In a filing challenging the indictment, Trump's lawyers argued the charges against him seek to criminalize political speech and advocacy conduct that the First Amendment.

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Georgia Senate Considers Controls on School Libraries and Criminal Charges for Librarians

Opponents said it’s important for students to be able to explore their interests and that the bill could violate students’ First Amendment rights.

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Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia

After Setbacks, Bill To Define Antisemitism in State Law Is Advancing in Georgia

Sponsors say it would help prosecutors identify hate crimes targeting Jewish people, but some critics warn it would limit free speech, especially in criticizing the actions of Israel.

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

Rudy Giuliani Files for Bankruptcy Days After $148 Million Defamation Order

Declaring bankruptcy likely will not erase the millions he was ordered to pay for making false statements about the election workers in Georgia.

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

Rudy Giuliani Ordered to Pay $148 Million in Damages to Georgia Election Workers

Giuliani had already been found liable in the case and he had conceded in court documents that he falsely accused the two former Georgia election workers of fraud.

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump campaigns in Derry, New Hampshire

Trump Attorney Says Trial During Presidential Campaign Would Be ‘Election Interference’

Prosecutors estimated it would take them four months to present their case, which would mean the trial would be underway during the final months of the campaign.

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