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Liberty Counsel Comments on Masterpiece Cakeshop Victory

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a historic case that protects the...

Alabama Justice Defeats SPLC in Free Speech Victory

LIBERTY COUNSEL MONTGOMERY, AL – The Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) has agreed to settle Liberty Counsel’s lawsuit on behalf of Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker...

Starbucks’ “Ministry of Love”

BY BOB BARR In a delicious twist of fate, one of the planet’s most liberal companies, Starbucks, once again is begging the Left for forgiveness. The coffee giant’s...

California Bill Assaulting Freedom of Speech and Religion Approved by Assembly

LIBERTY COUNSEL SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Assembly approved a bill 50-18 that would ban counselors from providing counseling and adults from receiving counsel regarding...

Grand Rapids, MN Agrees to Cease Unconstitutional Treatment of Religious Free Speech

CARLY F. GAMMILL, ACLJ Like many local governments, the City of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, tries to assist citizens in publicizing upcoming community events. Grand Rapids...

Leftists Are Attackers Not Victims

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Duped family members, friends and fellow Christians have fallen for leftists' lie that all they are tearfully asking for is...

Protecting the Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

WALTER M. WEBER, ACLJ The ACLJ filed a friend-of-the-court brief today in the Supreme Court in an important free speech case from California. The case...

The Meteoric Rise of Professor Jordan Peterson

BY IZZY KALMAN We often hear people say they wish they had the fortune to purchase Microsoft or Apple or Amazon before those companies began...

State’s Witness Reveals NY AG Pro-Life Witch Hunt

LIBERTY COUNSEL Brooklyn, NY – A state’s witness called to testify against Liberty Counsel client Scott Fitchett, Jr., revealed the frivolous pro-life witch hunt of...

It’s Time to Bring the Southern Poverty Law Center to Justice

BY TOM DEWEESE There are many powerful forces operating today across the nation to divide the American people and silence opposing views. One of the...

No Neutral Ground: The Problem of Net Neutrality

DR. BRIAN DELLINGER On November 21, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to revisit its Obama-era internet regulations. It seems likely that the resulting vote...

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,...

Colorado’s ‘Half-baked’ Decision: The Masterpiece Capeshop Case

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Who would have guessed that the religious liberty and free-speech rights of Americans would be tested in...

Will questioning climate change become illegal in Canada?

~Ecojustice wants government “cops” to investigate, punish and silence dissent~ By Tom Harris "BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU." This slogan appeared on posters of the Party leader in the...

Time to Take Off the Gloves with Campus Protestors

BY BOB BARR Listening to liberal college administrators waxing poetic from their ivory towers, one might conclude the greatest threat to higher education is not...

Trigger-warning Tyrants

BY SELWYN DUKE People like thinking the best of themselves, which is partially why we have “trigger warnings,” “microaggressions” and claims of “taking offense” —...

Areopagitica: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, by John Milton

FOUNDERS CORNER: LETTERS, SPEECHES, PAMPHLETS 1644, by John Milton TO THE PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND   This is true Liberty, when freeborn men, Having to advise the public, may...

Public Sector Unions Losing Their Clout

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Although the Republican Congress has been unable to roll back big government in Washington, a more optimistic record is being built in...

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...

The "Takedown" of Family and Marriage Part Two

Center for Vision and Values Q & A with Dr. Paul Kengor PAUL G. KENGOR, THE CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES V&V: Dr. Kengor, picking up...

The “Takedown” of Family and Marriage Part Two

Center for Vision and Values Q & A with Dr. Paul Kengor PAUL G. KENGOR, THE CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES V&V: Dr. Kengor, picking up...

Same-Sex Marriage Endangers Religious Liberty

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY The word “marriage” doesn’t appear even once in the text of the U.S. Constitution, and the First Amendment guarantees the free exercise...

Commencements, Causes and Campus Free Speech

The Surprising Case of Dickinson College R.B.A. DI MUCCIO, THE CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES When my daughter told me that Mark Ruffalo—an actor and leftist...

President Obama’s Permanent Presidency?

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Imagine if President Obama and his policies never left office. Imagine if the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was free to target conservatives at...

Al Sharpton – No Longer Funny

BY BOB BARR In 1987, a young, African-American woman named Tawana Brawley was found lying inside a garbage bag, reportedly “unconscious” and covered in feces...

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...

National Candidates React to Giuliani

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Rudy Giuliani made comments about Obama’s dislike for America without much media attention. But his comments in February, as we discussed yesterday,...

What’s Happening on College Campuses?

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Who would have thought, only a few years ago, that our basic First Amendment right of free speech would be under attack...

Report: How You Are Making a Major Impact in 2015

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ In just the last few weeks and months, we’ve secured some major victories for faith and freedom.  Your continued support makes this...

Here’s One Way to Reach Scientific Consensus

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ Earlier this week, I posted about Dr. James Enstrom’s successful settlement of his lawsuit against UCLA. Long a dissenter against environmentalist scare-mongering,...

The FCC versus Internet Freedom

MARK W. HENDRICKSON Earlier this month, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that its five commissioners will conduct a vote on February 26 to decide...

Students for Life Stand Up for Free Speech

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY The Students for Life group at the University of South Alabama filed a federal complaint against the college for discrimination and for...

House Oversight Report Confirms IRS “Bias,” Targeting “Icky” Conservative Groups

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a scathing interim report detailing extreme political “bias” throughout the ranks of the...

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...

Ninth Circuit Upholds ‘Heckler’s Veto’ of the American Flag

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ This morning the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined a request for an en banc hearing in a case holding that school officials could censor...

Why People Don’t Trust That Speech Restrictions Will Be Applied Fairly to Both Sides

Hans A. von Spakovsky, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The largest hearing room the Senate has in the Hart Building was standing-room only on Tuesday when the Senate...

The Left’s Attempt to Repeal the First Amendment

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Dissatisfied with ignoring the Constitution through judicial supremacy and executive overreach, liberals in Congress now want to repeal its essential provisions, starting...

America Must Keep Control of the Internet

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY American control of the Internet has kept the Web free, not only for us, but for the entire world. And it’s up...