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DHS “Media Monitoring Services” to Compile Database of Journalists

Washington, D.C. – A recently revealed plan to conduct surveillance of journalists, bloggers and other “media influencers,” by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS),...

Fla. Cop Fired for In-Uniform Cameo with Death Metal Band

Sanford, Fla. Police Chief Cecil B. Smith announced Wednesday morning that Officer Andrew Ricks has been fired from the department after video, seen above, emerged of...

Virginia Police Accused Of Forcing BBC Reporters To Delete Crash Footage...

Two BBC reporters covering the manhunt of Vester Flanagan, the suspect in the shooting death of WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward, were reportedly...

Missouri Gov. Signs Law Banning ‘Free Speech Zones’ On College Campuses

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed the Campus Free Expression Act (CAFE Act) into law on Tuesday, making Missouri the second state to prohibit public universities...

Julie Borowski: That’s NOT Freedom of Speech!

Video by Julie Borowski; text by Annabelle Bamforth In her latest video, Julie Borowski discusses freedom of speech and the different ways that Americans interpret its meaning....

CNN Anchor: Hate Speech NOT Protected by Constitution “Read It”

Washington D.C.-  In what has to be one of the more embarrassing moments of his career, CNN New Day anchor Chris Cuomo recently took...

Albuquerque Officials Block Journalists Filming Public Hearing For Former Cop

Albuquerque, NM- A public personnel meeting for fired Albuquerque police officer Jeremy Dear was scheduled for Wednesday, but the meeting was postponed because hearing officer...

All Mainstream Media Must Publish the Hebdo Cartoons

To all those media outlets who have convinced themselves that they don’t need to publish the Charlie Hebdo cartoons of Mohammed in reporting the...

Councilman Kirby Delauter apologizes for threatening to sue reporter

After much online ridicule was thrown his way, Frederick County, Md. Councilman Kirby Delauter has apologized to the Frederick News-Post for threatening to sue the...

Nashville Police Chief Defends Decision Not to Crack Down on Police...

Following the highly-publicized and controversial officer-involved deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, protests erupted nationwide. In many cities, police responded to demonstrations with...

Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening Police With Facebook Post

A man in Massachusetts has been arrested for making an allegedly threatening Facebook post which reads "Put wings on pigs." According to CBS Local News...

Charges Dismissed For Father Arrested At School Board Meeting

Gilford, NH- A judge dismissed all charges against William Baer, the father who was arrested at a May school board meeting after railing against the school's missteps...

TN City Bans Negative Social Media Comments About City Government, Employees,...

Social media and mobile technology have empowered civic activism on levels before unseen. Matters that once went on behind closed doors now emerge in...

New Illinois “Eavesdropping Law” Distorts Ability To Record Law Enforcement

A new anti-eavesdropping bill, which would replace a former law that had been struck down as unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court in March, passed the state's House...

Is the internet protected by the First Amendment? The Supreme Court...

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case which could settle if the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech extends to the...

Lawsuit: Cops Arrested WI Man for Posting Angry Facebook Comment Accusing...

Arena, WI man Thomas G. Smith says that police violated his rights when they arrested him in July of 2012 after he posted an...

Public School Orders Christian Students to Stop Praying, Discussing Religion Together...

For the past three years, a group of Christian students at Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs, CO have met during a free...

Despite Issuing Permit, City Sends 6 Cops to Enforce No Dancing...

Last Friday, an event promotion company called Heart of Dixie put on its third annual "Monster Mash" dance party at Fiesta Fun Center in St....

Students Reprimanded for Handing Out U.S. Constitutions Outside “Free Speech Zone”

Last week, four students at Southern Oregon University were told by administrators that they must stop handing out copies of the United States Constitution...

Heavy Metal Fan Arrested for Posting Exodus Lyrics on Facebook

WFIE 14 News is reporting that 31-year-old James Evans of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky was arrested on terroristic threatening charges after he posted lyrics from a song...

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