Tagged: freedom of speech
The ideal of “inalienable rights” has too often been changed to “meritorious rights” by flawed people adding “they have rights, but…”
The only answer — not just to the porn but to all of it — is “No”. No to every last stinking piece of it. No to porn bans. No to FOSTA. No to control of Facebook. No to censorship of Twitter. No to government crackdowns on “fake news”. No to laws on social media “addiction”. No no no no no.
The US Supreme Court ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop same-sex wedding cake case was a clear, decisive, incontrovertible punt- and its inaction has had consequences.
Talking about this generation.
Outrage drives media sales, after all, nearly as well as does fear and possibly better than does envy. … Fortunately, the law offers a reasonable response to that which is seemingly so outrageous.
Myths and reality in the aftermath of tragedy.
This summer, SCOTUS is expected to take yet another step in declaring that false statements are protected by the first amendment — provided they’re uttered for political reasons.
Two punk rock artists are released from a prison in Siberia. Do we still care? Burt Likko thinks we should.
New Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled today in favor of a plaintiff who sued for violation of one of that state’s anti-discrimination laws based on a photographer refusing to take pictures at her same-sex commitment ceremony. Burt Likko presents a digest of the decision.
Today’s story about the Justice Department obtaining two months’ worth of telephone records from the Associated Press, apparently without a warrant and without any sort of prior notice to the people or entity thus...