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Free speech becomes more costly on college campuses

Free Speech
by Mary Reichard
Posted 11/02/15, 02:00 pm

Academic inquiry needs open minds and open ears. So why do open mouths prompt college campus authorities to shut them with speech restrictions? 

Feminist lawyer Wendy Kaminer told the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice last summer that the Department of Education is “out of control,” with a culture of censorship prevailing on campus. 

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American gratitude

Free Speech
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 10/21/15, 03:17 pm

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Black pro-lifer wins fight against NAACP over abortion parody

Free Speech
by Courtney Crandell
Posted 5/20/15, 03:50 pm

In a ruling issued late Tuesday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided unanimously with the pro-life Radiance Foundation in its trademark infringement fight with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

The court ruled a parody of the NAACP written by Radiance co-founder Ryan Bomberger did not violate trademark laws or confuse people about the NAACP’s mission. 

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