More First Amendment Articles

  • Examiner Editorial: Chuck Schumer's bill may not help journalists protect sources

    Sen. Chuck Schumer is a fast-talking New York Democrat who is trying to have it both ways on protecting journalists and their sources from government intimidation and prosecution. Schumer said recently he has enough votes to gain Senate passage of his Free Flow of Information Act that would...

  • Fred Phelps was the prophet of a counterfeit religion

    My parents taught me never to speak ill of the dead, but in the case of Fred Phelps, who died last week at 84, I think they would have made an exception. The man, who will be referred to in this column without the modifier “reverend” because there was nothing reverent about him, defined...

  • Supreme Court set to hear Obamacare contraception case

    The Supreme Court is set to address whether businesses can opt out of Obamacare because of religious objections, in a new challenge that addresses the constitutionality of the president's health care law. The case also amps up the debate of whether corporations are "people" with the same...

  • North Carolina jury upholds conservative professor's freedom of speech rights on campus

    There is a maxim that one person's freedom ends at another person's nose. That's not quite how it works in the academic world when the swinger is the liberal powers-that-be and the swingee is a conservative professor. The Alliance Defending Freedom and the American Center for Law and Justice...

  • Message to girls: Don't 'Ban Bossy,' be bossy!

    A bunch of aggrieved women led by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched a high-profile "public service campaign" this week to "ban" the word "bossy." Sandberg, Beyonce, Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham and first lady Michelle Obama have joined femme forces to combat this phantom menace. In their...



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