first amendment

4.11.19

This Is Just the Beginning for Julian Assange

The U.S. could be trying to bring additional charges against the WikiLeaks founder.

7.15.18

Facebook Is Using Bad Free Speech Arguments to Defend InfoWars

In a series of tweets, Facebook told reporters that conspiracy theories are a matter of free speech.

12.5.17

There's a Westboro Baptist Church Movie in the Works

'Hate (A Love Story)' follows the case of Al Snyder, a gay man who took on the hate group after it picketed at his Marine son's funeral.

11.16.17

A Sheriff Went After These Texans for Their 'FUCK TRUMP' Sticker

The sheriff threatened to charge them with disorderly conduct, leading the ACLU to teach him a lesson in "Constitutional Law 101."

11.14.17

People Raised AU$78,000 for the Woman Who Gave Trump the Finger

Juli Briskman was fired from her job after a photo of her one-fingered salute went viral.

9.1.17

Judge Defends Your Right to Drink While Watching Unicorn Masturbation

A movie theater in Utah has recouped damages after being shut down for serving Bud Light during a screening of 'Deadpool.'

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6.7.17

My Weird Battle to Get the President to Unblock Me on Twitter

I don't really know how I wound up here.

4.2.17

Trump’s Campaign Comments Keep Getting Him Into Legal Trouble

A federal judge in Kentucky has greenlit a lawsuit accusing Trump of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally last March.

12.12.16

The Pervert Who Changed America: How Larry Flynt Fought the Law and Won

Larry Flynt was a hardcore porn pioneer, a born-again Christian, an antagonist of the women's movement, and a First Amendment crusader. What will he leave behind?

11.29.16

Porn Stars Worry That Trump Will Crack Down on the Adult Industry

We talked with porn stars Joanna Angel, Jesse Jackman, and Tasha Reign about the fear that Donald Trump's administration might try to chip away at First Amendment protections for pornography.

6.2.16

Judges Ruled a Woman Can Sue the Website She Says Enabled Her Rapists

An anonymous aspiring model says Model Mayhem should have done more to warn her of the predators lurking on the site.

11.29.15

'Prison Legal News' Is a Publication by Prisoners, for Prisoners

The monthly magazine that Paul Wright founded from his jail cell now has a circulation of 10,000—and a reputation for not being afraid to fight the government to get its issues into prisoners' hands.

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