The Supreme Court, in a rare unanimous decision, ruled that the government’s definition of political correctness does not trump the freedom of speech.
Chuck Grassley: “Education requires that positions be held tentatively, tested by opposing arguments that are rationally considered, and evaluated.”
Justice Samuel Alito: “The idea that speech can be banned if it expresses an idea that is offensive is spreading around the country.”
Conservative Princeton Law Professor Robert P. George and liberal Harvard University Professor Cornel West defend campus free speech in a joint statement.
David Young: Listening to the thoughts, ideas, concerns & grievances of my bosses, the people of Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, is a sacred duty.
Shane Vander Hart: Des Moines Public Schools found a Confederate flag displayed on a student’s car was disruptive, but students walking out of class to protest Trump isn’t.
The State of Georgia is requiring Dr. Eric Walsh to surrender copies of his sermons under threat of law after he sued the state for religious discrimination.
Kelvey Vander Hart: We put up such a fight when the Left attempts to limit freedom of speech-why should those on the Right do the same thing under the guise of patriotism?
Donald Trump believes freedom of the press doesn’t mean newspapers and others are allowed to say whatever they want even if false. This is what it means.
Steven Holt: Iowa AG Tom Miller’s involvement in an effort to quash free speech violates the very principles of the documents he swore to defend.
This week on CT Radio: Brian Myers and Bart Munson talk to Faith McDonnell of the Institute of Religion and Democracy about the Syrian refugee crisis.
Bobby Jindal: President Obama has encouraged a culture of professional victimhood and grievance. Everyone is encouraged to be a victim.
The law that prohibits churches from endorsing should be repealed, but churches should not have to wait on Congress to exercise First Amendment rights.
Brian Myers: Regardless of what your politics may be, you do not want the federal (or state) government regulating more speech than it already does.
More than 3,500 pastors in all 50 states and Puerto Rico are supporting Alliance Defending Freedom’s seventh annual Pulpit Freedom Sunday on Oct. 5.
New Hampshire’s buffer zone law is based on a Massachusetts law that has just been ruled unconstitutional. So much for one sorry attempt at “bipartisanship.” It seems Democrats and Republicans are equally capable of dismissing the Bill of Rights. In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Massachusetts buffer zone law unconstitutional. […]