first amendment

Neil Gorsuch Is Poised to Swing a Landmark Church-State Case

When Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court earlier this month, he was immediately congratulated by Michael Farris, the president of Alliance Defending Freedom, who called Gorsuch a “natural

Border Patrol is searching phones almost twice as often since Trump took office

Since Donald Trump took office, Customs and Border Patrol has gotten a lot more aggressive about searching through people’s phones when they come into the U.S. The agency released data Tuesday that
Why Twitter Should Be Applauded for Challenging Trump’s Attack on Free Speech

Why Twitter Should Be Applauded for Challenging Trump’s Attack on Free Speech

The Department of Homeland Security is trying to force Twitter to reveal information about a user.
Why Twitter Should Be Applauded for Challenging Trump’s Attack on Free Speech

Why Twitter Should Be Applauded for Challenging Trump’s Attack on Free Speech

The Department of Homeland Security is trying to force Twitter to reveal information about a user.

Trump’s travel ban isn’t getting out of legal limbo anytime soon

The nationwide block on President Donald Trump’s travel ban isn’t going anywhere, at least for now. After keeping the ban from going into effect earlier this month over concerns that it would violate

The Republican fight to criminalize protest tactics

This segment originally aired March 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO Since the beginning of 2017, Republicans in over 18 states have proposed bills that would criminalize certain protest tactics.
Google Wins Some and Loses Some in Florida SEO Case

Google Wins Some and Loses Some in Florida SEO Case

The search engine giant is protected by the First Amendment, but a judge says no to CDA protection.
Paul Ryan And Ron Johnson:  Wisconsin's Snowflakes

Paul Ryan And Ron Johnson: Wisconsin's Snowflakes

Like many Republicans around the country, Wisconsin's Republicans have been doing their best to avoid their constituents and not have to listen to their anger or how they are not representing them.

A sex offender was arrested after thanking Jesus on Facebook — now his case is before the Supreme Court

In 2010, Lester Packingham was arrested for thanking Jesus. While that’s not a crime, the North Carolina man posted his praise on Facebook — and as a registered sex offender, Packingham was in
Amazon Says First Amendment Protects Alexa Data

Amazon Says First Amendment Protects Alexa Data

Amazon is refusing to give authorities investigating a murder access to data from Alexa.
1st Amendment Not for Whites Only

1st Amendment Not for Whites Only

Donald Trump’s demonizing of the news media affects African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans, too, although you might not realize it from some of the conversations about the
Amazon Argues Free Speech in Alexa Murder Case

Amazon Argues Free Speech in Alexa Murder Case

Alexa, how does the First Amendment work?
Wait, the Ariz. Senate Just Passed Bill Allowing Cops to Do What to Protesters?

Wait, the Ariz. Senate Just Passed Bill Allowing Cops to Do What to Protesters?

Looks like the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate is following the Trump playbook to denounce all things it doesn’t like, since it has passed a bill to allow authorities to seize the assets of
This Tech Site Is Fighting Back Against a Lawsuit from the ‘Inventor of Email’

This Tech Site Is Fighting Back Against a Lawsuit from the ‘Inventor of Email’

"It is like a debate over the precise moment when the civil rights movement began."
This Tech Site Is Fighting Back Against a Lawsuit from the ‘Inventor of Email’

This Tech Site Is Fighting Back Against a Lawsuit from the ‘Inventor of Email’

"It is like a debate over the precise moment when the civil rights movement began."