Free Speech Rights

Supreme Court hears abortion clinic ‘buffer zone’ arguments
Sheila Liaugminas | Jan 16 2014 | comment  
This comes down to what's being heard.

What August 1st meant
Sheila Liaugminas | Aug 7 2012 | comment  
The HHS mandate went into effect. Religious institutions have a year ‘to figure out how they’re going to violate their consciences’, as NY Cardinal Timothy Dolan put it. Other employers have to do it now. And on the same day, Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day was held across America. How are they connected?

College students challenge speech codes
Sheila Liaugminas | Mar 18 2011 | comment  
When you are declared in violation of a speech code in America, do you have the right to speak up and challenge it?

Costly free speech
Sheila Liaugminas | Oct 7 2010 | comment  
The Supreme Court heard a very controversial case Wednesday involving free speech rights, what constitutes hate speech, what defines ‘public personalities,’ and a bundle of tough issues wrapped up in the Westboro Baptist church demonstrations near soldiers’ funeral ceremonies.
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