First Amendment
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Blacklisting Realtors’ speech

Free Speech | Real estate association regulates off-the-clock expression
by Steve West
Posted 1/18/21, 01:50 pm

Some Realtors and free speech advocates are concerned that a new real estate hate speech policy goes too far in attempting to regulate off-the-job communication. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) in November 2020 adopted a revised ethics rule that is now percolating through state associations.

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Alliance Defending Freedom

Supreme Court ponders resurrecting First Amendment case

Free Speech | A Georgia college student presses a lawsuit against a defunct speech policy
by Steve West
Posted 1/15/21, 05:22 pm

Should someone be allowed to pursue a lawsuit and damages over a speech policy that doesn’t exist anymore? The Supreme Court justices seemed conflicted on Thursday.

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Facebook/40 Days for Life, Pittsburgh

Supreme Court rejects abortion center buffer zone case

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/11/21, 05:21 pm

The city of Pittsburgh can legally block pro-life activists from demonstrating within 15 feet of Planned Parenthood. The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a federal appellate court ruling that upheld the city’s buffer zone ordinance around abortion facilities.

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