Politicians Can’t Block Voters on Facebook, Court Rules

Jan 9, 2019  By Lisa M. Schaffer, Esq. Politicians give up some personal rights as elected officials, and one of those is blocking haters. Though blocking those that challenge your viewpoints on Facebook is tempting and acceptable by the general public, that’s not the case for politicians, according to one court. Another key take-away from this decision: … More Politicians Can’t Block Voters on Facebook, Court Rules

3 reasons free speech in America is endangered

  This column is at risk for censorship by FAANG cartel   Jan 8, 2018 by JOSEPH FARAH One by one, people are losing their First Amendment-guaranteed rights to free speech in America at the hands of a shortsighted, bullying mob and a band of feckless corporate capitulators setting de facto restrictions on both free expression … More 3 reasons free speech in America is endangered

Le Pen Ordered Into Psychiatric Evaluation For Tweets In France

Posted by jonathanturley Far right political leader, Marine Le Pen, has been ordered into psychiatric evaluations after she posted graphic images of bodies of people executed by the Islamic State.  She was accused under the French laws criminalization different forms of speech — laws that I have long criticized as part of a European rollback on … More Le Pen Ordered Into Psychiatric Evaluation For Tweets In France

Defense Counsel Calls Out DOJ For Falsely Accusing His Client Of Trading Sex For Access . . . Court Imposes Gag Order On Counsel

Sept 11, 2018 by Johnathan Turley     Yesterday, we discussed the prosecution of accused Russian agent Maria Butina and how prosecutors put out a clearly false allegations that she traded sex for favors.  Butina’s defense counsel Robert Driscoll called out the government for the clearly baseless allegations spread throughout the media.  U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan has now … More Defense Counsel Calls Out DOJ For Falsely Accusing His Client Of Trading Sex For Access . . . Court Imposes Gag Order On Counsel

VIDEO Twitter Permanently Blacklists Alex Jones, Infowars, Chills Free Speech

Sept 6, 2018 by Joshua Caplan     Twitter on Thursday permanently banned accounts belonging to Alex Jones and Infowars over a video of the radio host confronting a CNN reporter for lobbying to blacklist him from the social media platform, which CEO Jack Dorsey described as a “digital town hall” before Congress the day before. … More VIDEO Twitter Permanently Blacklists Alex Jones, Infowars, Chills Free Speech

Facebook to PragerU: Sorry About That Censorship

Aug 21, 2018   by  R. Cort Kirkwood   Facebook has once again apologized for censoring conservative material that apparently offended the social-media giant’s left-wing gatekeepers. This time, the victim was the neoconservative PragerU, which found that the Facebook blue pencilers completely blocked nine of its posts. PragerU Shut Out The trouble for PragerU, founded by radio … More Facebook to PragerU: Sorry About That Censorship

Prepare For America’s Communication Suffocation

Who will be next? Prepare For America’s Communication Suffocation August 14, 2018 By Dave Merrick This is undoubtedly the scariest time we have been in since America was founded. We have been here for about a week. Where we are right now makes the Cuban missile crisis or major terrorist attacks, by comparison, look like little … More Prepare For America’s Communication Suffocation

Facebook Suspends Alex Jones for 30 Days for “Bullying” and “Hate Speech”

July 30, 2018 by  James Murphy   Controversial talk-show host Alex Jones has been suspended for 30 days by Facebook because of posting four videos that the social-networking giant deemed offensive. The suspension only includes Jones’ personal page and any pages directly managed by him. The page for his Infowars platform is, thus far, unaffected by … More Facebook Suspends Alex Jones for 30 Days for “Bullying” and “Hate Speech”

Huckabee: Wilkinson Led Group Out Of Red Hen To Protest Sanders Eating At Another Restaurant

June 26, 2018 jonathanturley There is an interesting account of the recent controversy at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va. from the father of White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders that has gone largely unreported.  Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has claimed that Stephanie Wilkinson “organized” a group to follow Sanders and her family to a nearby … More Huckabee: Wilkinson Led Group Out Of Red Hen To Protest Sanders Eating At Another Restaurant

Seattle City Council Places Prior Restraint on Free Speech of Landlords

June 12, 2018 by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.   “What should ye do then, should ye suppress all this flowery crop of knowledge and new light sprung up and yet springing daily in this city? Should ye set an oligarchy of twenty engrossers over it, to bring a famine upon our minds again, when we shall … More Seattle City Council Places Prior Restraint on Free Speech of Landlords