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"Absolutely Unconscionable': In Post-Harvey Texas, No Relief Funds for Critics of Israel
Called an "egregious violation of the First Amendment" by the ACLU, Texas city won't approve hurricane relief grantees who participate in non-violent boycott over Israeli government's crimes and abuses
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When FCC Chairman Won't Condemn Trump's Threats Against Free Press: 'Worry'
"When it comes to defending press freedom from this president’s threats, this is mission critical."
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Animal rights supporters hold up signs at a pork expo protest in June 2012. (Photo: Justin Norman/flickr/cc) News
New Report Exposes "Big Ag's Gag Agenda"
"Ag-Gag Across America" report from civil liberties groups documents rise of—and ALEC's hand behind—dissent-crushing laws
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Impeachment is the only constitutional remedy for dealing with a president, writes Feldman, “who abuses the pardon power to break the system itself. Views
Arpaio Pardon: The First Verifiable Impeachable Offense?
Reaction to Donald Trump’s pardon of the controversial ex-sheriff from Arizona has been swift and severe, with some calling for the president’s impeachment.
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To pardon a public official who refuses to obey the law (especially a direct court order) is to give the finger to the judiciary, and thus our constitutional order. Views
'Of Men, Not Law': To Make America Hate Again
To pardon a public official who refuses to obey the law (especially a direct court order) is to give the finger to the judiciary, and thus our constitutional order
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The Corruption of the Law
I drink coffee in the morning on a round, ornate oak table that once belonged to Harlan Fiske Stone, a U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1925 to 1946 and the chief justice for the last five of those years. Stone and his family spent their summers on this windswept, remote island six miles off the...
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White supremacists in Charlottesville, Va. News
ACLU Shifts Position on Defending Armed Demonstrations After Charlottesville
In wake of violence at white supremacist rally in Virginia, legal group revises policy for demonstrators who insist on carrying weapons
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Equality, Justice and the First Amendment
For all people of good will—regardless of party affiliation, race, creed, or color—the events that took place this weekend in Charlottesville were sickening and deeply disturbing. Several clear themes emerged for me this weekend. And while they are pretty obvious, I thought I would share them with...
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More than 200 people were indicted on felony rioting charges during anti-Trump protests on Inauguration Day News
Trump DOJ Wants Info on Every Person Who Visited Anti-Trump Protest Site
Web hosting company vows to protect users from 'overreach' and 'abuse of government authority'
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How Could You Represent Someone Like Milo Yiannopoulos?
How free speech protections fuel civil rights movements
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