free speech

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Facebook's Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People

The company has been criticized for allowing hate speech to proliferate, but it says it's doing everything it can to stop it.
VICE Staff
8.29.18
porn

'Rick and Morty' Incest Porn Is Tearing the Show's Fans Apart

RickMorty shippers are testing the boundaries of the First Amendment.
Beckett Mufson
4.26.18
Alt-Right

Does Unleashing a Neo-Nazi 'Troll Army' Count as Free Speech?

Andrew Anglin's lawyers are arguing the notorious white supremacist didn't break the law when he ordered his followers to harass a Jewish realtor.
Allie Conti
4.10.18
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
LGBTQ

Why the Gay Wedding Cake Supreme Court Case Is So Important

An expert explains the potentially far-reaching implications of the court's most prominent case this term.
Allie Conti
12.7.17
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

Reddit Is Cracking Down on Nazi and White Supremacist Groups

The move is part of a new policy banning "violent" content and is causing confusion for some users.
Louise Matsakis
10.26.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Trump Fan Swears His Halloween Decorations Aren't Racist

Kade Rogers said he's getting death threats over his "purge and purify" sign, inspired by the Purge films.
Drew Schwartz
10.16.17
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
10.11.17
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
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