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Americans for Prosperity

Advocacy Group Sues New Jersey Officials Over New Law They Allege Violates The First Amendment

The New Jersey Attorney General and three state election enforcement officials are being sued by Americans for Prosperity (AFP), over allegations that a new state law imposing disclosure requirements on […]

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Sticker Shock: Charges Dropped Against Man Arrested For “Obscene” Car Decal

A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to alter a car decal a deputy claimed was “obscene” will not be prosecuted, officials said yesterday. Dillon Shane Webb was arrested […]

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Gene Policinski

Gene Policinski Commentary: Protect Journalists With The Same Laws That Protect All Of Us

The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on the Newseum blog, and has given First Amendment Watch permission to reprint. I understand the motivation behind […]

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Eric Swalwell

Journalist Protection Act Introduced in Congress

February 7, 2018: Journalists Need Legislated Protection Says House Rep With attacks both verbal and physical against journalists on the rise (see our deep dive into increasing threats against the […]

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Following Supreme Court, Kentucky Judge Lifts Social Media Ban on Sex Offenders

In June, the Supreme Court┬ástruck down a North Carolina statute with banned registered sex offenders from accessing social media because it violated their First Amendment rights (Packingham v. North Carolina). […]

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