One of the major cases next year in the Supreme Court is about the First Amendment, free speech and Facebook, and the Justices’ decision could hinge on their understanding and interpretation of rap music lyrics.
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Author Donald B. Kraybill looks at the controversy in Ohio over Amish beard cutting hate crimes in this excerpt from his new book, Renegade Amish: Beard Cutting, Hate Crimes, and the Trial of the Bergholz Barbers.
Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City dropped its lawsuit against a local Satanist group over the use of consecrated hosts for a “black mass.” But that doesn’t mean Satanists have shied away from asserting their constitutional rights.
After more violence in Ferguson, Missouri, reports of additional journalist arrests have sparked debate about the media’s First Amendment right to report the news without obstructing police activities.
The public protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over a police shooting have expanded an ongoing debate about the First Amendment right of journalists and citizens to record video of police activities.