Topic: First Amendment
Even ardent opponents of censorship could hesitate when it comes to titles like these.
09/28/2010 05:59 pm
The Supreme Court's decision earlier this year makes it easier for corporations and unions to influence elections. Many members of Congress want to change that.
09/27/2010 03:11 pm
More than half of reported book challenges in 2009 came from two states: Texas and Pennsylvania.
09/23/2010 06:02 pm
Odds are long that the DISCLOSE Act will pass. But Senate Democrats are trying again Thursday, saying the campaign finance system needs greater transparency. Republicans say the bill gives Democratic candidates an edge.
09/23/2010 01:50 pm
There’s no excuse for misquoting and misunderstanding the US Constitution. But public figures ranging from Nancy Pelosi to Rush Limbaugh do it all the time.
09/17/2010 12:01 pm
The planned Park51 Islamic center near ground zero is stirring up anger at Muslims. But reason and decency will prevail, and Muslims – like Irish-Catholics before – will overcome bigotry and be accepted into the American family.
09/16/2010 04:51 pm
The president appealed to a Florida pastor not to go through with burning Korans on Saturday, saying the act would be 'completely contrary to our values as Americans.'
09/09/2010 11:37 am
The bigoted and ignorant allegations that President Obama is a Muslim call to mind slurs against past US presidents. Critics called Lincoln a Catholic and labeled Jefferson an atheist.
09/07/2010 11:20 am
Leaving the political controversy aside, the proposed Islamic community center would fit very well into – and improve – the urban landscape around ground zero. The same can’t be said for the sleazy shops nearby.
08/24/2010 11:39 am
The 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that 12-foot-high crosses honoring fallen members of the Utah Highway Patrol effectively endorse Christianity – and violate the separation of church and state – by going beyond the 'more humble spirit of small roadside crosses.'
08/18/2010 07:47 pm