There appears to be some confusion as to the nature of the First Amendment, so it’s time for another little refresher. There will be a test.
In 2016, flag burning is still controversial, and those who oppose it are shockingly violent and abusive about it.
In what many are fond of calling the social media era, social media clauses are becoming routine on employment contracts, particularly with more staid, traditional firms like financial institutions. Employees may be restrictively informed that they cannot have social media accounts at all, while others are told that they aren’t permitted to talk about their […]
We live in a world surrounded by the great myth of free speech. Anyone can take up a blog, a microphone, an op-ed column, or any other tool and speak out, and others will listen. In the United States in particular, free speech is considered both a fundamental right and a key component of our […]
‘I just wanted to find out if I was pregnant,’ she said to me, recalling a disastrous day in Georgia. ‘My boss sent me there when I told her I was worried; I didn’t know any better. They kept me in there for hours, telling me all kinds of things, wouldn’t even give me a […]
Read a Czech translation of this post prepared by Vera. Recommended reading: The fiction of “free” speech and Yeah, what *about* your free speech “rights”? Comment moderation. Any website which moderates comments is familiar with the inevitable accusations that free speech rights are being violated. Lots of folks have written on this subject, very well, […]