first amendment

AOC

AOC Just Pissed Off a Bunch of First Amendment Scholars

The New York Democrat is having none of it.
David Uberti
8.30.19
Press Freedom

Journalist's Battle With San Francisco Cops Is Getting "Real Fucking Messy"

The police chief is accusing Bryan Carmody of conspiracy — without much explanation.
David Uberti
5.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Schools Plan to Punish Students for the Gun Control Walkout

School districts in Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, and New Jersey threatened students with unexcused absences, detention, and disciplinary action should they participate.
Lauren Messman
3.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Lauren Messman
12.6.17
Militias

Anti-Immigrant Vigilantes Are Rebranding as Free-Speech Defenders

Groups with a legacy of armed border patrols and anti-government militancy are finding new life under Donald Trump.
Meredith Hoffman
11.30.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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."
Drew Schwartz
11.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Raised $60,000 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.
Drew Schwartz
11.13.17
Anti-LGBTQ

Hear Trump’s judge pick admit he discriminates against gay people

Alex Lubben
10.18.17
Donald Trump

Could Trump Really Shut Down NBC?

The president tweeted about revoking the network's broadcasting license, but an expert says it's not clear how he'd do that.
Allie Conti
10.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Shocking Number of College Kids Think Violence Against a Speaker Is OK

The results of a recent study on free speech suggest the future of the First Amendment is in peril.
Allie Conti
9.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.'
Allie Conti
9.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Yorker Is Facing Eviction for Hanging Confederate Flags in His Windows

Though the flags have been up for months, neighbors have called on the apartment building's owners to take them down in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
Drew Schwartz
8.21.17
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