U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in his appearance in a joint Senate committee about the social network’s alleged political bias. U.S. Senator Ben Sassed asked Zuckerberg about his view of what hate speech includes.
Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump has expressed a willingness to restrict speech he views unfavorably. With the expected release of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, we have seen that inclination once again.
Shane Vander Hart offers three follow-up comments to his previous article about 13 members of Ames High School Marching Band protesting the National Anthem.
Shane Vander Hart: We should not call for the disciplinary action of Ames High School Marching Band members who walked off the field for the National Anthem.
CNN’s threat to release the identity of an anonymous Reddit user over an anti-CNN GIF he created that went viral due to President Trump has backfired.
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.