Posts Tagged: free speech

CPAC Cancels Panel on Social Media Censorship – Blocks TGP’s Jim Hoft from Speaking, Slurs Trump Supporters

Published by:  Gateway Pundit By:  Jim Hoft CPAC CANCELS PANEL ON FREE SPEECH AND SOCIAL MEDIA CENSORSHIP — ** Pamela Geller has more. During the election The Gateway Pundit was the fourth most influential conservative news source. Following the 2016 election Harvard and Columbia Journalism Review funded research (with money from the Soros Open Society)… Read more »

The Left Is Conditioning College Students To Hate Free Speech

Published by:  The Federalist By:  John Daniel Davidson From canceled classes at Princeton to sobbing undergrads at Stanford, colleges across the country are training students to be intolerant. On Monday, The Weekly Standard reported that a professor at Princeton University canceled a class on freedom of expression. The professor, Lawrence Rosen, didn’t say why, but it… Read more »

MAGA Hats Aren’t the Problem at Polls. Government Banning Speech Is.

Published by The Daily Signal  By Elizabeth Slattery   States do not have a legitimate interest in stamping out speech on clothing because it might “trigger” a sensitive snowflake at the polls. In Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky, the Supreme Court will decide whether the First Amendment allows states to severely limit free speech on clothing… Read more »

Student Protesters: Defending the First Amendment Is ‘Violent’

  Do they understand that they’re asking for the government to police our speech? A group of students at Western Washington University used their own right to free speech to disrupt a pro–free-speech lecture — calling the idea of complete free speech “violent” — and apparently, they don’t understand the irony. According to an article… Read more »

Tucker Takes On ‘Islamic Educator’ Over Free Speech [VIDEO]

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson took on Islamic educator Qasim Rashid Thursday over free speech restrictions in Europe.     Rashid said, “People can criticize [Islam] to my face and they can do it all day and every day. That’s not the issue here. The issue here is we have a situation around the world where for example in… Read more »

Sen. Chuck Schumer Says He Likes The Chinese Internet Firewall- Keeps Trump From Tweeting

TMZ, the entertainment news network, caught up with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Thursday morning in Washington, D.C., and asked him about China’s Internet ban. His response? He’s all for it — so long as it keeps President Donald Trump from tweeting. WATCH: China practices repressive social control over its citizens, and bans most Internet-based contact… Read more »

The ACLU Once Again Proves it Wants Free Speech Rights for Everyone Except Christians

The American Civil Liberties Union is all about keeping the rights of the people intact unless those people happen to worship Jesus, attend church on Sundays, and refuse to bake cakes that defy their religious beliefs. That’s why the ACLU’s attack against Colorado Christian baker Jack Phillips includes a dismissal of the First Amendment in… Read more »

ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Profiles Ben Shapiro

On Thursday night, ABC Nightline’s lead segment focused on Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, whom interviewer Dan Harris calls “a man caught in the white-hot center of the madness that is American politics today.” Harris begins the segment by noting, “College campuses have become the reflection of a divided country.” The segment continues by showing… Read more »

Joe Biden On Free Speech: ‘Liberals Have Very Short Memories’

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out against the suppression of speakers and defended free speech during an event Tuesday with Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R.). Speaking to an audience at his alma mater, the University of Delaware, Biden said shouting down speakers is “simply wrong.” Biden noted that when he was going through college,… Read more »

New Study Shows Why College Students Can’t Handle Free Speech

College students need counseling after being exposed to the words Ben Shapiro, and protest groups get loud and violent in their desperation to silence those they disagree with, because many of them simply don’t understand what the First Amendment means. What happens when words are viewed as violence? Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell perfectly summarized the… Read more »