First Amendment

Look Who Is Gutting The First Amendment!

"The [American Bar Association] wants to do exactly what the text calls for: limit lawyers' expression of viewpoints that it disapproves of...  state courts and state bars should resist the pressure to adopt it."

Oregon State To Force "Social Justice" Training On Freshman

“It is no wonder that so many of them have developed a healthy disrespect for the principles of the First Amendment. They are being trained - not taught, but trained - to think everything that offends them is a bias incident.”

Was This Wartime Technology Really Deployed Against Journalists Inside the DNC?

Technology developed to jam cellphones during the Iraq War may be getting deployed against journalists reporting on protests against the political establishment in the United States. Both citizen journalists and mainstream media reporters found they couldn’t share photos or video when they approached the gates of the Democratic National Convention, leading many to believe that their cell signals were being jammed... "It's scary for me as a journalist because that’s how state suppression of events occurs..."

Mysterious "Computer Glitch" Conveniently Cancels Hotel Rooms For Fed Protesters At Jackson Hole Event

Over the last two years, the Fed Up Campaign has routinely brought a coalition of low-wage workers to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to protest Federal Reserve hike rates amidst the unequal “economic recovery.” The Jackson Hole event is invite only, closed to the public and costs $1,000 per person to attend. It appears that this year, Janet Yellen and company went out of their way to ensure there would be no such protests diverting the attention of the nation's most esteemed economists.

Federal Agency Says Wearing "Don't Tread On Me" Hat Might Be Racist

When a coworker “repeatedly wore a cap with an insignia of the Gadsden Flag,” Shelton (not his real name) said he found the cap to be “racially offensive” because the man who designed it in 1775, Christopher Gadsden, was a slave owner and because the insignia was a “historical indicator of white resentment against blacks stemming largely from the Tea Party.” The Equal Employment Commission - the government body that oversees “hostile work environment” harassment claims - appears to agree.

"Free Speech Cage" Keeps Anti-Hillary Protesters Away From DNC Convention

It is time that the people of America faced the reality of how limited their “choices” for leaders really are, and how deeply the repression of real candidates and real issues goes. Every four years, they waste the time and energy of the general public – intentionally – to make a ritual out of giving consent to the psychopathic to rule over the sheeple. These people do not represent or serve you or the issues of ordinary people.

Jack Dorsey Hacked Following Efforts To Mute Abusive Accounts

The hacking of Jack Dorsey's verified Twitter account suggests the CEO is now seeing backlash against his hypocritical efforts at squelching 'free' speech he may not like while simultaneously promoting Twitter as a First Amendment platform.