A federal judge in New York City ruled Wednesday that the ability to view and engage with Donald Trump on his personal Twitter account is part of our constitutional First Amendment rights, and his blocking people simply because he doesn’t like their criticisms of him is a violation of those rights.
A Virginia cyclist whose image went viral after she was photographed giving the finger to Donald Trump’s motorcade and was subsequently fired from her job late last year is finally taking action, filing a lawsuit against her former employer.
A Republican lawmaker in the Indiana House of Representatives is proposing legislation that would require the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts to refund ticket prices to their fans if any players on the team kneel during the national anthem at home games.
I aspire to be this petty in my life. Honestly and truly.
One Texas motorist apparently found the perfect sticker to express certain feelings about how this past year has gone, and so it was plastered, big and bold, on the rear window of a truck.
Ohio State University is being targeted by a lawsuit after refusing to rent space on campus for white supremacist shitstain Richard Spencer to speak.
Early Thursday morning, your president got on Twitter and demonstrated to the American people that he doesn’t understand how the First Amendment works, and he has no clue what the function of the Senate Intelligence Committee is.
What is the First Amendment? Seems as if Parkway High School in Bossier Parish, La., may need a refresher because the principal of that school just issued a letter to parents Thursday saying that students will be suspended (and/or ultimately removed) from sports teams if they attempt to demonstrate in any way during…
When the situation involving Jemele Hill, ESPN and Donald Trump first made headlines, I remember being grateful that I work for a black media outlet. Day after day, I write posts that include news about the Trump administration, and in each of those posts, I ridicule the president and his administration while…
Symbols of the Confederacy have been the subject of two very different events over the last few days. In Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, white supremacists gathered to protest the removal of a Confederate statue from a public park, and their “protest” turned into a bloody riot, with one woman being killed and…
Donald Trump’s demonizing of the news media affects African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans, too, although you might not realize it from some of the conversations about the First Amendment taking place in the media and other public spaces.
Looks like the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate is following the Trump playbook to denounce all things it doesn’t like, since it has passed a bill to allow authorities to seize the assets of protesters.
President-elect Donald Trump is destroying freedoms on Twitter again. Despite two U.S. Supreme Court rulings that burning the U.S. flag is a right protected under the First Amendment of the Constitution, Trump tweeted Tuesday that burning the American flag should result in a penalty that could include jail time or…
Several protesters who were arrested at a vigil for Alfred Olango in El Cajon, Calif., on Oct. 1 have filed a lawsuit, accusing police of violating their civil rights by wrongfully ordering them to disperse, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
The University of Tennessee will not take disciplinary action against the law professor who urged Charlotte, N.C., motorists to run down protesters who were blocking roads last week, the school announced Tuesday.
A Fayetteville, N.C., history teacher was put on paid administrative leave Tuesday after sparking controversy after he stepped on the U.S. flag while giving a lesson on the First Amendment, the Fayetteville Observer reports.