A call to stop the censorship of Americans’ free speech

U.S. 02/20/21, 15:38

All Americans are called upon to close ranks in defense of free speech, under siege by progressive media and elites calling for the elimination of those who disagree with them.  "That is why I’m calling on all Americans—inside government and out, in their professional and personal lives—to demonstrate civility in discourse, ...

Drivers create traffic jam at Michigan Capitol protesting Gov. Whitmer’s ban on visiting family due to CCP Virus

U.S. 04/16/20, 04:32

A new crackdown against visiting relatives prompted Michigan motorists to create traffic gridlock around the state Capitol building in a moving display of defiance. Several disgruntled drivers have joined the Operation Gridlock protest against Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's latest social-distancing measures to help contain the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus. The ...

“The left is terrified of conservatives on campus,” says Dennis Prager

U.S. 11/27/19, 17:28

Communicator, intellectual, writer and journalist Dennis Prager says the left is terrified of conservatives speaking publicly at U.S. universities. During an interview with journalist Eric Bolling of The Blaze TV, Praguer said: "Five minutes of an articulate conservative can undo four years of the Leftist brainwash that they get. That's why they ...

Vice President Pence questions restrictions on free speech at universities

U.S. 08/09/19, 13:03

Vice President Mike Pence said on Aug. 6 that he was proud of young college students when they challenged codes of expression in institutions promoting freedom of speech. In particular, the vice president referred to the safe spaces and zones of freedom of expression established on U.S. university campuses as contrary ...

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias

Politics 05/15/19, 18:57

On the heels of President Donald Trump's repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social media sites. The White House's official Twitter account tweeted ...

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

Europe 04/15/19, 05:17

The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies.Artists, celebrities and tech experts have spoken out both in favor and against the EU ...

Suit targets California’s ban on ‘Come on You Whites’ plate

Soccer 04/09/19, 19:28

A soccer fan says in a lawsuit that the California Department of Motor Vehicles violated his First Amendment rights by rejecting a personalized license plate he said would celebrate his favorite team, but which the DMV determined might be deemed offensive.Jon Kotler applied for a plate that would read "COYW," ...

Leaders hint Poland will not fully apply EU copyright law

Europe 03/30/19, 10:29

Poland's right-wing leaders hinted Saturday they will not fully implement the European Union's new copyright reform, saying it stifles freedom of speech.Ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said Saturday that a copyright directive adopted by EU lawmakers this week threatens freedom. The bloc's 28 nations have some two years to incorporate ...

Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

Europe 03/23/19, 11:57

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.The dpa news agency reports the biggest protest Saturday was in Munich, where 40,000 people marched under the motto "save your internet."Thousands of others took ...

News organizations to highlight most threatened journalists

U.S. 03/15/19, 04:46

A coalition of more than a dozen global news organizations, including The Associated Press, The Financial Times and Reuters, will spotlight the world's most threatened journalists in a new freedom of speech initiative, the group announced Friday in New York.Members of the One Free Press Coalition will publish on their ...

Trump pledges to cut funding to colleges that don’t protect free speech

Politics 03/03/19, 11:20

President Donald Trump prompted a thunderous chant of “USA, USA” from an audience of conservative activists Saturday when he announced actions to protect free speech on college campuses. Trump made the announcement after inviting Hayden Williams, 26, who says he was assaulted for his beliefs Feb. 19 at University of California, ...

Justices weigh free speech case involving ‘Arctic Man’ event

Politics 11/26/18, 17:05

The Supreme Court on Monday waded into a freedom of speech case resulting from an arrest at Arctic Man, a snowmobile and ski race event that draws thousands to a remote campsite in Alaska. Justices heard arguments in a case with the potential to affect people who might sue police over ...

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