First Amendment

NY School District Blocks Christian Club

Religious liberty group says district has 'repeatedly broken long-standing, clearly established federal law'

A  New York school district blocked a high school student from forming a Christian club on campus in violation of anti-discrimination laws, according to a religious freedom group.

Documentary Takes Aim At Higher Ed’s Free Speech Violations

Review: Dennis Prager and Adam Carolla's No Safe Spaces

Dennis Prager and Adam Carolla spend many of the early moments of their new documentary highlighting what makes them different, not what brings them together. Prager, a conservative radio icon, details his upbringing in an Orthodox Jewish family and his work in the Soviet Union where, as the documentary stresses, free speech was nonexistent. Carolla traces his roots from growing up in a middle class California family to his success as an influential podcast host and comedian.

Study Finds Broad Support For Religious Liberty

More than two-thirds of Americans support protecting religious liberty, according to a new survey. The survey, which was commissioned by the nonprofit Becket Fund, found 67 percent overall support for religious liberty, calculated by asking respondents questions about issues ranging from religious pluralism to the separation of church and state.

MSNBC Analyst Suggests U.S. Should Ban Hate Speech

Richard Stengel calls failure to outlaw hate speech a 'design flaw' in First Amendment

MSNBC political analyst and former Obama administration official Richard Stengel argued that America needs to outlaw hateful speech, including Koran burning.