(RNS) Last week, we were assured that bandying about with severed pig heads is protected expression. It is protected even when accompanied by shouts of “Muslims burn in hell!” in the middle of a Muslim festival.
Articles tagged “free speech”
(RNS) A tiny Arizona church with no permanent home won 9-0 at the Supreme Court in a free speech case.
PARIS (Reuters) Dieudonné was found guilty of condoning terrorism by posting a joke on his Facebook account after January’s Islamist attacks in Paris.
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (RNS) A Catholic high school teacher was forced to remove her Facebook page Wednesday (March 11) after a petition surfaced online calling attention to her “homophobic” posts.
(RNS) If one’s religious beliefs are to be punished with (among other things) loss of employment, you don’t need a vivid imagination to guess where such logic may lead.
(RNS) to view the assault as simply about images of Muhammad is to accept a long-standing narrative about Muslim sensitivity to portrayals of Muhammad, which plays into conceptions of Muslims as superstitious savages.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The cases present two issues that have come up repeatedly in lower courts: Do vanity plates speak for the government that issues them or the driver that displays them?
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Everybody knows what hate speech is,” my new Pakistani colleague told me. But do we?
(RNS) The owners of Elane Photography in New Mexico want the U.S. Supreme Court to focus solely on free speech — in this case, the freedom not to photograph same-sex ceremonies.