Judge Dismisses Suit Filed by “Unite the Right” Protesters, Says State Did Not Engage in Heckler’s Veto
“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.
Neo-Nazi Publisher, Andrew Anglin, Found Liable for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
A federal judge ordered Andrew Anglin, the publisher of the neo-Nazi site, the Daily Stormer, and one of his followers […]
Federal Judge Finds Neo Nazi Publisher “Acted with Actual Malice”
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.
Controversial Speaker Causes Florida Governor to Declare State of Emergency
In August, Richard Spencer was at the center of the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Thursday, he is […]
Hate Speech: Freedom to Express the “Thought That We Hate”
Is offensive speech, and especially hate speech, protected by the First Amendment? Some protesters use profane and scurrilous language to […]
Aggressive Online Response to Hate Speech and Extremists Post-Charlottesville
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.
Associated Press Bans Alt-Right Terminology In Midst of Usage Debate
What exactly are "alt-right," "alt-left,"antifa," and other groups and what are responsible ways to report on extremist groups?