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Censorship Comes to Google

JOHN SAMPLES, CATO INSTITUTE At Saturday’s Halifax International Security Forum, Eric Schmidt announced that Google will alter its search algorithm to “de-rank” results from Russia...

JUST IN: Supreme Court to rule on law conservatives have been dreading from day...

BY ALLEN WEST There can be no debate about the tyranny of the progressive socialist left. Free speech is defined by them as acceptable speech....

Free Speech Leads to Tolerance and Prosperity

JAMES DEVEREAUX, FEE.ORG J.S. Mill was an early advocate for our current view of free speech. He wrote, “If all mankind minus one were of one opinion,...

The Playground Fight Over Religious Liberty

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Trinity Lutheran Church is a church in Columbia, Missouri that operates a Christian preschool and daycare center...

How Some State Politicians Are Using Government to Threaten Free Speech

JEREMY CADY & DAN CALDWELL, THE DAILY SIGNAL When it comes to threatening the free speech rights of American citizens, progressives have largely been the...

Religion is none of our business.

Thomas Jefferson Leadership In matters of Religion, I have considered that it’s free exercise is placed by the constitution independant of the powers of the...

Little Sisters of the Poor Continue Fight Against ObamaCare

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, January 11, 2016, Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief on behalf of Little Sisters of the...

Issues to Watch: FCC Regulation of Political Speech on the Internet

  And the FCC’s Net Neutrality Litigation COLBY MAY, ACLJ There are two major free speech issues looming in the fight to ensure that the Internet remains...

Radical Islam In Conflict With Free Speech

EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ A terrorist attack took place in Garland, Texas, this week in response to a free speech conference that took issue with the...

American Papers: National Thanksgiving Proclamation—1789

Thanksgiving   In 1789, both houses of Congress requested that George Washington acknowledge the many favors of Almighty God with a national day of thanksgiving and...

Religious Freedom Victory in Utah

EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ The Utah Supreme Court has upheld a trial court’s ruling in favor of our client, Pleasant Grove City, Utah, in a state-court...

Milton: Freedom of the Press & The Image of God

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 17TH CENTURY SERMONS: JOHN MILTON 14 June 1643 ...ho kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image; but he who destroys a...

Surprise: 30,000 “Lost” Lois Lerner IRS Emails Turn Up

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Surprise. Surprise. 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s mysteriously “lost” emails, which the Obama Administration and Democrats in Congress claimed were gone forever, have been...

The Great Deceivers: Obama, Mary Landrieu and the Democrats

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Stop urinating on us and telling us it is raining. Please forgive me for using a crude saying. However, it...

Net Neutrality: A 21st Century Trojan Horse

BY BOB BARR “’Net Neutrality’ is Obamacare for the Internet.” With this single phrase, Senator Ted Cruz has sparked one of the most heated...

Student’s First Amendment Suit Against U. of New Mexico Will Proceed

SUSAN KRUTH, THEFIRE.ORG If there is a safe place to share controversial opinions without punishment, it should be a class at a public institution of...

The Bible of the American Revolution

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Did you know that Congress once printed Bibles? At the time of the American Revolution, the British government had strict laws about...

Net Neutrality — or Destroying Internet Innovation and Investment?

DAVID BOAZ, CATO INSTITUTE The Sunlight Foundation reports that the Federal Communications Commission has received more than 800,000 public comments on the topic of “net...

Raising Big Money to Fight Big Money?

DAVID BOAZ, CATO INSTITUTE In the latest of many enthusiastic National Public Radio reports on Professor Lawrence Lessig and his efforts to remove money from...

Top Five Liberal Myths About the Hobby Lobby Case

BY BOB BARR Judging from the seething reaction by liberals to the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the “Hobby Lobby” case, one might easily forget...