The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) filed coordinated lawsuits against against four universities due to the schools’ speech codes, which FIRE says are unconstitutional.
Supporters of a bill that would create a federal shield law for reporters are pushing to get the legislation to the Senate floor following the Supreme Court’s decision to not hear New York Times reporter James Risen’s case on Monday.
More than 40 Senate Democrats have signed on to a constitutional amendment proposed by Senator Tom Udall’s (D., N.M.) that would fundamentally alter the right to free speech.
Republicans are attacking the proposal, which would “give Congress clear authority in the Constitution to regulate the campaign finance system,” even though it has absolutely no chance of becoming a reality.
As Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) explains in a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Udall’s amendment is ridiculous:
A student at the University of Hawaii filed a lawsuit on Thursday claiming her First Amendment rights were violated when she was ordered to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution to fellow students.
A student who was ordered to stop handing out copies of the Constitution on Constitution Day filed a lawsuit today in federal court against the college district for violating his First Amendment rights.
Faculty members expressed alarm at new sexual harassment policies at the University of Montana approved by the Departments of Justice and Education.
President Barack Obama is at the vanguard of a coordinated effort to silence political opponents in an effort falsely sold as concern over good government, the Senate’s top Republican said on Friday.
The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a letter today in response to mounting criticism over new sexual harassment guidelines that critics claim raise more questions than it answers.
The Obama administration’s Departments of Justice and Education earlier this month issued new guidance on sexual harassment on college campuses that is so broad it makes nearly every student a harasser, according to a nonpartisan group that specializes in campus speech codes.
A few weeks back, Mark Hemingway wrote an excellent cover story for the Weekly Standard on the growing scourge of “human rights commissions.” In it, Hemingway recounted how the owner of his favorite bar felt the eye of Sauron fall upon him for cracking a joke at noted racist Marion Barry’s expense. The First Amendment, you see, is no defense when someone’s feelings might be hurt: