“While Defendants did, of course, have a constitutional obligation to refrain from restricting Plaintiff’s speech on account of the threat, or possibility, of public hostility to their Alt-Right message, the law is clear that Defendants had no constitutional obligation to prevent that public hostility,” Judge Norman K. Moon wrote.
A federal judge ordered Andrew Anglin, the publisher of the neo-Nazi site, the Daily Stormer, and one of his followers […]
A federal magistrate judge in Montana found that Andrew Anglin, publisher of Daily Stormer, a white nationalist website, “acted with actual malice” when he shared a Jewish woman’s contact information and instructed his readers to target her. “There are only 6,000 Jews in the entire state of Montana, yet they’re 100% of the people trying to silence Richard Spencer by harassing his mother,” Anglin wrote, according to The Washington Post. “So then – Let’s Hit Em Up. Are y’all ready for an old fashioned Troll Storm?”
In August, Richard Spencer was at the center of the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Thursday, he is […]
Is offensive speech, and especially hate speech, protected by the First Amendment? Some protesters use profane and scurrilous language to […]
In the aftermath of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, many are asking when is hate speech protected and when does it cross the line? GoDaddy, Google and Twitter account "Yes, You're Racist" are redefining the reach of extremist views.
What exactly are "alt-right," "alt-left,"antifa," and other groups and what are responsible ways to report on extremist groups?