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Free Speech | Absolutists on free speech can’t have it both ways, limiting some and not others
by Joel Belz
Posted 2/06/15, 01:00 am

Reactions to the brutal shootings in Paris last month inadvertently have clarified at least one important issue. And that clarification may produce an unexpected result, leaving many of us conservatives in debt to our liberal counterparts.

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One pastor's tedious defense of the First Amendment

First Amendment
by Mary Reichard
Posted 1/19/15, 03:53 pm

Last week, the pastor of a small church in Gilbert, Ariz., introduced himself on the steps outside of the Supreme Court. 

“I’m Clyde Reed, pastor of Good News Community Church in Gilbert, Ariz.,” he said. “I’m 82 years old and have been a pastor for over 40 years. I never dreamed my small church sign would be a topic for the Supreme Court.”

Reed’s small congregation rents temporary locations for worship services, making it all the more important to point people in the right direction.

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Black pro-lifers fight NAACP's free speech attack

Free Speech
by Courtney Crandell
Posted 10/15/14, 04:05 pm

The Radiance Foundation, a pro-life group, is appealing an attempt by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to silence criticism of its support for abortion.

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