Topic: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Dr. Ben Carson had been scheduled to be the speaker at the diploma ceremonies for two Johns Hopkins schools, but comments he made about gay marriage brought complaints from students.
Anti-bullying laws have proliferated in the past decade: But some people are troubled at what lawmakers and advocates almost always portray as a positive movement against bullying that may or may not have the desired effect.
The Obama administration has taken a tougher stance after federal officials saw problems at a number of schools. But some say the administration is taking things too far.
A Supreme Court case challenging the Westboro Baptist Church anti-gay protests will test the limits of free speech, with First Amendment implications for other forms of expression such as Quran burning and racist demonstrations.