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There’s No Such Thing as a Right Not to Be Called a Nazi

Gavin McInnes’ attempt to silence those who have every right to call him out for his bigoted views should fall flat.

By Vera Eidelman
April 17, 2019

South Dakota Can’t Silence Our Protest Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

The "Riot-Boosting" Act Constitutes Self-Censorship and a Loss of our First Amendment Rights.

By Nick Tilsen
April 17, 2019

Arizona Lawmakers Running Scared After Anti-Boycott Law Ruled Unconstitutional

If legislators know these laws violate the First Amendment, they should repeal them, not pass half-measures designed to thwart judicial review

By Brian Hauss
April 16, 2019

The Assange Indictment and Press Freedoms

The indictment seems to have been drafted not to justify the prosecution of Assange, but to tar legitimate journalistic activities by association.

By Ben Wizner, Jameel Jaffer
April 15, 2019

Ohio’s Mayor’s Courts Increase Injustice Across the State

Revenue-oriented mayor’s courts subvert justice. They must be reformed to protect the rights of Ohioans.

By Sri Devi Thakkilapati, PhD
April 15, 2019

The American Public Deserves to See the Mueller Report With as Few Redactions as Possible

Considering the “extraordinary public interest” in the Mueller report, any redactions made by Attorney General Barr must be limited and defensible.

By Jennesa Calvo-Friedman
April 11, 2019

The American People Support LGBTQ Equality. Congress Should Too.

Opponents of equality are spewing myths about transgender people and nondiscrimination protections on Capitol Hill.

By Rose Saxe
April 10, 2019

The BE HEARD Act Will Overhaul Workplace Harassment Laws

The groundbreaking, comprehensive bill takes on workplace harassment and discrimination.

By Vania Leveille, Lenora M. Lapidus
April 10, 2019

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