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Julian Assange charged with 17 new counts under the espionage act

Julian Assange charged with 17 new counts under the espionage act

"Julian Assange is no journalist" The post Julian Assange charged with 17 new counts under the espionage act appeared first on Hot Air.
Pete Buttigieg: NFL Kneeling Protests 'What Makes America, America'

Pete Buttigieg: NFL Kneeling Protests 'What Makes America, America'

Mayor Pete Buttigieg defended the NFL National Anthem kneeling protests on Thursday as a First Amendment right, citing his military service as a defense.
Reddit user allowed to remain anonymous following court ruling

Reddit user allowed to remain anonymous following court ruling

A Reddit user who faced a legal fight to reveal their identity has been allowed to stay anonymous, a court has ruled. The user, who posts with the name "Darkspilver," was represented by the Electronic
The Trump Administration Wants the Power to Decide Who's a Journalist

The Trump Administration Wants the Power to Decide Who's a Journalist

“This is a five-alarm fire for the First Amendment,” said Jonathan Peters, a media law professor at the University of Georgia.
Charging Julian Assange Under the Espionage Act Is an Attack on the First Amendment

Charging Julian Assange Under the Espionage Act Is an Attack on the First Amendment

Masha Gessen writes about the Justice Department’s announcement that it is charging the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, and how that is an attack on the First Amendment.
CrossFit Bails on Facebook's Censorship by 'Utopian Socialists'

CrossFit Bails on Facebook's Censorship by 'Utopian Socialists'

CrossFit criticized Facebook's arbitrary censorship practices in a Thursday statement, announcing that the company "will no longer support or use Facebook's services until further notice." CrossFit
SF Police Chief Apologizes for Raid on Journalist; Police Union Wants Him to Resign

SF Police Chief Apologizes for Raid on Journalist; Police Union Wants Him to Resign

San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) Chief Bill Scott apologized Friday for a raid earlier this month on the home of a journalist who would not reveal his sources -- and the local police union is
MAGA hats blurred out in high school students' yearbook photo: 'Whoever did this doesn't like Trump'

MAGA hats blurred out in high school students' yearbook photo: 'Whoever did this doesn't like Trump'

Jeremy Gebhart and a friend were shocked when they saw a photo of themselves in Littlestown High School's yearbook."We were like, 'They blurred our hats out!'" Gebhart, 16, told WPMT-TV. Image
The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters

It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police
‘Particularly Sinister’: Trump Call To Boycott AT&T Sets Off New Ethics Alarm Bells

‘Particularly Sinister’: Trump Call To Boycott AT&T Sets Off New Ethics Alarm Bells

President Donald Trump went another step further Monday in his war against negative press coverage of his administration, calling for...
GOP Sen. Sasse mocks Democrats' fears, defends yet another judicial nominee questioned about being a Knight of Columbus

GOP Sen. Sasse mocks Democrats' fears, defends yet another judicial nominee questioned about being a Knight of Columbus

"Are you now, or have you ever been, involved in the organization of a fish fry?" Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) began his line of questioning Wednesday for Peter Joseph Phipps, a nominee to be a federal
Alabama Legislature Bans 'Free Speech Zones' On College Campuses

Alabama Legislature Bans 'Free Speech Zones' On College Campuses

In a victory for the First Amendment on campus, a bill that will effectively ban "free speech zones" on Alabama college campuses passed last week.
Vox writer who tried to get Steven Crowder banned from YouTube called for humiliating political opponents

Vox writer who tried to get Steven Crowder banned from YouTube called for humiliating political opponents

Carlos Maza, the Vox video journalist who orchestrated an online campaign to try to get conservative comedian Steven Crowder banned from YouTube, is being reminded of his own bizarre
Harmeet Dhillon: California Judge Said ‘Sorry Google’ in Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit

Harmeet Dhillon: California Judge Said ‘Sorry Google’ in Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit

Santa Clara County's Superior Court judge said, "Sorry Google, you're going to have to face these charges in court," recalled Harmeet Dhillon.
So awesome. California Democrats redefine First Amendment

So awesome. California Democrats redefine First Amendment

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Donald Trump: Twitter Making 'Giant Mistake' Banning Conservatives

Donald Trump: Twitter Making 'Giant Mistake' Banning Conservatives

President Donald Trump urged Twitter on Sunday to allow banned conservative personalities to return to the social media platform.
Joe Biden 1974: 'Politicians Can Take Away' First Amendment 'If We Want'

Joe Biden 1974: 'Politicians Can Take Away' First Amendment 'If We Want'

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic frontrunner, told a reporter in June 1974 that "cruddy politicians" like himself could "take away that First Amendment" if they wanted.

Trump’s Free Speech Order May Threaten Federal College Funding

"No matter how this order is implemented, it is neither needed nor desirable."

WATCH LIVE: House Intel Open Hearing On Deepfakes And AI

On topic: Meet my fake “CSIS colleague” Katie Johnson, used on LinkedIn to lure foreign policy elites to her network, likely in the service of a hostile foreign power. Oh, it also appears her
A Michigan township fined these brothers $450,000 over tree removal on their own property. Now they’re suing for harassment

A Michigan township fined these brothers $450,000 over tree removal on their own property. Now they’re suing for harassment

Starting a business is tough. Running a business can be even tougher. Trying to run a business while locked in a very public standoff with the local government? Now that's really tough.That's what