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.
Nothing to see here. Nothing at all. It’s just that a Texas motorist whose truck caught a lot of attention in the past 24 hours over a bold sticker in its rear window declaring, “FUCK TRUMP AND FUCK YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM,” has since been arrested.
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.
It’s good to know that the First Amendment is protected on college campuses. Not.
Law professors at Georgetown University want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to know he’s exactly the wrong one to talk about free speech. Sessions, the man Coretta Scott King warned us all about, will be at the university’s campus tonight to deliver his remarks.
The University of California, Berkeley, faces a key test Thursday night as it hosts Ben Shapiro, a prominent conservative commentator, who’s slated to give a speech at the campus. In preparation, the university and the city of Berkeley are deploying a number of strategies, from counseling to pepper spray, to keep the…
As the country continues to grapple with the unbridled violence of Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, major cities such as Boston, Dallas, New Orleans and others will be the sites of major protests today—some under the guise of “free speech,” and others in defiance of white supremacy and in what organizers are…
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…
A graduating high school senior had his diploma withheld for about two days because he refused to read a speech given to him by administrators and instead read the speech he had taken the time and care to write himself.
Less than 48 hours after an egomaniacal, snooty, three-toed, sloth-looking wet diaper joked about being a “house nigger” on Friday’s episode of Real Time With Bill Maher, white supremacists armed with bats, bricks and cans of Pepsi rioted in Portland, Ore., at what they deemed a “free speech rally.”
A California school district is being hit with a lawsuit after suspending four students for liking and commenting on racist Instagram posts. The students claim that the punishment violates their First Amendment and due process rights.
After Saturday’s football game in which a fan of the University of Wisconsin-Madison showed up in an Obama costume with a noose tied around its neck, the school released a statement calling the racist outfit “repugnant” but saying that it “was an exercise of the individual’s right to free speech.”
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.
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