Ted Lieu: “I Would Love To Regulate The Content of Speech.”

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) told CNN that he would “love to regulate the content of speech,” but said the First Amendment prevents him from doing that.

Social Media Platforms Do Have a Right to Suppress Speech, But They Shouldn’t

Shane Vander Hart: RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is wrong, Twitter does have the right to shadow ban users, but they shouldn’t.

Ames Is Trying to Emulate Iowa City

Shane Vander Hart: Ames is giving Iowa City a run for its money as Iowa’s progressive bastion through the public library’s “Camp Drag” event and Iowa State University’s “Tree of Oppression.”

Episode 53: Anna Anderson on Protecting Christian Adoption Agencies

Shane Vander Hart discusses the trouble Christian adoption and foster care agencies face with Anna Anderson from American Principles Project on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.

On “Weaponizing” the First Amendment

Associate Justice Elena Kagan in the dissenting opinion in the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME said the Court is “weaponizing the First Amendment.”

A Win for Free Speech and Free Expression in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court decided 5 to 4 that the state of California’s law forcing pro-life organizations to advertise taxpayer-funded abortion services was likely unconstitutional. 

Cruz and Sasse Ask Mark Zuckerberg About Facebook’s Alleged Bias

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.

Donald Trump’s Legal Assault on Free Speech

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.

Three Follow-Up Comments About the Ames High School Band Protest

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.

The First Amendment Protects Student Protest We Disagree With

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 Threatens to Identify Anonymous Reddit User, The Internet Responds

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.

Supreme Court Rules Unanimously In Favor of Free Speech

The Supreme Court, in a rare unanimous decision, ruled that the government’s definition of political correctness does not trump the freedom of speech.

Grassley Defends Free Speech on College Campuses

Chuck Grassley: “Education requires that positions be held tentatively, tested by opposing arguments that are rationally considered, and evaluated.”

Justice Samuel Alito’s Somber Warning About Religious Liberty

Justice Samuel Alito: “The idea that speech can be banned if it expresses an idea that is offensive is spreading around the country.”

Conservative and Liberal Professors Defend Campus Free Speech

Conservative Princeton Law Professor Robert P. George and liberal Harvard University Professor Cornel West defend campus free speech in a joint statement.

Quietly or Loudly – Petitioning Your Government Is An Important Right

David Young: Listening to the thoughts, ideas, concerns & grievances of my bosses, the people of Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, is a sacred duty.