As -R̶o̶m̶e- America Burns…


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No matter how bad things get, the Golfer-in-Chief plays on.

Conviction of the “Irvine Ten” is Constitutionally Sound


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A good day for the First Amendment.

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Anti-Bullying Laws Could Lead to Anti-Free Speech Policy


Lawmakers in the Bay State are roundly congratulating themselves for addressing what they see as a growing problem in Massachusetts: high school bullying. In general, the Massachusetts anti-bullying statute prohibits the repeated bullying of a student by another student or group of students on school property or at any school sponsored activity.  Massachusetts lawmakers included [...]

It Is OK to Burn Our Flag But Not To Honor It.


Let me get this straight.  According to the Supreme Court, burning the American flag is protected speech under the First Amendment.  Yet in order to protect the sensibilities of Mexican-American students celebrating the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo, a California Bay area school decided that high school students would not be permitted to wear  t-shirts emblazoned with [...]

Legacy of a Judicial Activist


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John Paul Stevens prepares to retire after 35 years on the Supreme Court.

What’s the Point of the Second Amendment if You Have to Buy Your Own Gun?


Many leftist feminist blogs are currently promoting a fundraiser called the National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon.  So far, bowling teams across the country have raised nearly $100,000 to help women and girls pay for abortions they couldn’t otherwise afford.  As the organizers explain, “friends + abortion rights + rented shoes = the event of a lifetime!”
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Military Personnel Have Free Speech Rights


New social media networking tools are giving U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines the ability to communicate to a mass audience. A serviceman’s exercise of his free speech rights may be unsettling to many military chieftains. However, it is unavoidable and protected by the First Amendment. Free speech also is beneficial to the U.S. military.

Sarah Palin Isn’t Female Enough for the Left


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As a man, I’m not sure if I’m allowed to have an opinion on feminism, but I’m gonna throw my two cents in anyway.  This weekend, Amy Siskind wrote a Daily Beast column on female Tea Partiers and Sarah Palin, which turns some left-wing assumptions on their heads, yet embraces radical [...]

American University’s Rape of the First Amendment


A recent incidence of censorship at American University shows the intellectual rot and decay that has taken place at American colleges and universities. This incidence of censorship also underscores the need for an academic bill of rights.

Does Free Speech Trump the Right to Privacy? Phelps’ Putrid Protests of Soldier’s Funeral Goes to the Supreme Court


When we lost our 13 year old son in a car accident, we clung to our Christian faith. We were held up by those that loved us. When we stumbled in our sorrow, we borrowed the faith of others, and managed to get up again.
On the way to the cemetery, with the procession behind us, [...]