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By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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New York pro-life free speech case: witness Pearl Brady confesses to running fake Facebook page

The star witness in a federal lawsuit filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman admitted in court that she created a fake Facebook page, pretending she was a pro-life Christian, to gather information on and entrap More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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CPAC free speech breakout panel canceled: Pamela Geller refused to remove ‘fake news’ king Jim Hoft

Conservative commentator Pamela Geller revealed on Breitbart News Daily on Wednesday morning that her panel on free speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had been canceled because she refused More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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‘Anti-free speech’ ‘racist’ Evergreen State College admission down nearly twenty percent

A national organization that promotes First Amendment rights on campus has labeled The Evergreen State College as one of the 10 worst in the country for free speech. The Foundation for Independent Rights in Education More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Facebook hasn’t learned: Campbell Brown says FB will define ‘quality news’ ‘not all news is created equal’

In the wake of more fake news on gun control perpetuated by the largest media outlets in the country and Lee Smith’s condemning reveal on their role in the bogus Russian collusion story, Facebook’s Head More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Indiana court rules school punishing Good News Club with meeting fees

An Indiana federal district court has granted Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) a permanent injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the School District of Pike Township used to discriminate against More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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New Mexico Community College succumbs to atheist threats, ‘banishes’ ‘divisive’ crosses

New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs has been forced by Wisconsin’s Freedom From Religion Foundation to remove several Christian crosses that were previously displayed throughout the public school campus. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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ADF backs students rallying support for Christian student group kicked off University of Iowa campus

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in federal court on behalf of five campus religious organizations in support of a Christian student group that the University of Iowa More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Liberty Counsel challenges California’s first amendment violations, forcing pro-lifers to promote abortion

Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief today in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, one of four cases brought before the Supreme Court by crisis pregnancy centers challenging the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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South Carolina prison chaplains excused from carrying OC spray

The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has now granted religious accommodation to prison chaplains at various federal correctional institutions who were being punished for not carrying oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray as a potential More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Freedom From Religion, American Atheists object to ‘coerced religious observances in the military’

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and American Atheists have sent a joint letter to the Defense Department warning against unconstitutional coerced religious observances in the military. The groups write More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Maine pastor defends by Thomas More Society, silenced for preaching outside a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic

 A pro-life pastor is seeking to have his case against State of Maine officials heard by the United States Supreme Court. The Thomas More Society has filed an amici curiae (“friends of the court”) brief More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Ohio University officials deem pro-life displays as harmful

Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Miami University of Ohio after its officials took numerous actions that shut down a pro-life display at the Hamilton campus. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Fresno State University professor, Gregory Thatcher, to pay $17,000 and undergo First Amendment training after censoring students’ pro-life expression

A Fresno State University professor will pay $17,000 and undergo First Amendment training by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys as part of a legal settlement after he instructed students from his class to join More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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UK judge rules against Christian Felix Ngole’s right to express Christian views as social worker

In a shocking free speech case, a Christian student who was expelled from university after posting on Facebook in support of Biblical teaching on marriage and sexual ethics has lost his case in a judicial review More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Minnesota students protesting Lauren Southern turn violent, Antifa blamed as Brittany Cusack arrested

An event featuring Lauren Southern at the University of Minnesota Thursday night was protested by Antifa-related groups, nearly 200 protesters chanting “Nazi scum, off our streets” while carrying signs that More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Utah college student leads Ben Shapiro protest, Constitution not ‘a relevant document’

A student leader leading the protest against the speech by conservative commentator Ben Shapiro says that the First Amendment right to free speech is not relevant to modern times, adding that the U.S. Constitution More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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President Trump ‘burn in hell’ and dead body Halloween display angers neighborhood

A Halloween display involving a Donald Trump tombstone and a fake corpse has created a volatile situation in a Cortlandt neighborhood in New York. Poor taste and a debate over free speech pushed the story into More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Minnesota: filmmakers Carl Larsen, Angel Larsen appeal gay marriage rules, forcing Telescope Media Group to film gay wedding

A pair of St. Cloud filmmakers on Friday appealed a court order from last month that dismissed their lawsuit challenging a state law that allows Minnesota officials to control the stories they tell. The law More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Phoenix artists Joanna Duka, Breanna Koski appealing ‘jail threat’ ordinance over gay weddings

Two Phoenix artists will appeal a court rulingreleased Wednesday that allows a sweeping Phoenix ordinance to stand even though it uses the threat of jail time and fines to silence their desired speech and forces More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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PragerU sues Google, YouTube over censorship of videos

PragerU, the conservative digital media organization from Dennis Prager, is suing YouTube and Google over censorship of their videos. According to the Wall Street Journal, the lawsuit, which was filed on Monday, More...


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