First Amendment
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Free speech under fire

Free Speech | Nihilism has invaded college campuses and politics
by Nick Eicher
Posted 2/10/17, 12:02 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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California governor signs bills aimed at First Amendment freedoms

First Amendment | New laws target Christian colleges and pro-life advocates who infiltrate abortion mills
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/03/16, 02:24 pm

On Friday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two bills which, as originally drafted and passed along party lines, represented serious threats to First Amendment liberties. Statewide protests forced legislators to amend the heavy-handed measures, but opponents still say the legislation represents unnecessary government infringement on constitutionally protected freedoms.

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Kaepernick copycats fuel controversy

Sports | Athletes’ protests ignite debate over free speech and respect
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/15/16, 11:35 am

More athletes this week protested the national anthem, kneeling or raising a fist during the “Star Spangled Banner” to bring attention to racial injustice.

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