Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

ACLU: Sam Walker- ‘Conscientious Objectors’

Source:The New Democrat  “The ACLU was born out of World War I and the repression that resulted when the U.S. joined the fight.” “On the night of April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson made the trip from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue … Continue reading

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ACLU: A Supreme Court Fight For Students Free Speech Rights- The Story of John and Mary Beth Tinker

Source:The New Democrat If you look at American political culture from the 1960s and 70s, they have a lot of things in common with the Millennial’s today in the sense that they both have serious leanings on the Left ( … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source: The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad if … Continue reading

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Americans United: ‘We Are Americans United’- For Separation of Church and State

Source: The New Democrat From Wikipedia “The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom … Continue reading

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The Economist: Lane Green- Why Do We Swear?

Source: The New Democrat Warning: this piece could offend a lot of people who are very religious and have a PG-13 mentality. Before I explain why I believe we (meaning Americans, as if there is anyone else ) swear, first … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Double Take- Speaking on Freedom of Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review At risk of sounding like a nationalist, but people right and left have debated whether America is exceptional or not the last ten years or so and debating what is … Continue reading

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Paul Richards: The Free Speech Movement: Civil Disobedience in Berkeley 1964

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Paul Richards: The Free Speech Movement: Civil Disobedience in Berkeley 1964 I hate as a Liberal hearing California being called a liberal state and some bastion of liberalism. And just … Continue reading

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