The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a Utah city in federal court over a "free-speech zone" ordinance, saying the Orwellian-named measure unconstitutionally requires a permit for almost any form of public expression. "Under this ordinance, you would arguably have to apply for a permit to engage in nearly any speech in the city," he said.
It’s OK to make a goofy film about Bigfoot on Mount Monadnock without a state permit despite New Hampshire regulations, the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled – but only because the peak in Jaffrey is so well known that it constitutes a “traditional public forum,” where free speech is especially protected.
I think that this story speaks for itself, but this is another story highlighting an attack against free speech at Universities. I recently graduated from Carleton University and I wish I could say that these kind of events were rare. This piece has many priceless quotes including “Only someone who had gone to university could write something so utterly stupid,” referring to the public explanation given by the individual who tore down the free speech wall.
Much more in the news article itself, but you have to read it to believe it.
NC Secular Association put up billboards around the state with the phrase "One Nation Indivisible" with the words "under God" purposely omitted. Locals can't handle free speech and within 6 days had already "corrected" the sign thus reinforcing that free speech is only free if you agree with the person talking.
A federal appeals court in New York struck down a U.S. Federal Communications Commission policy that penalizes profanity in broadcasting, saying it violates the television networks’ First Amendment right to free speech....
Let's hope the SCOTUS grows a brain and decides there really isn't anything that can be done about these Phelps creeps, because they're looking for some way to "ease the pain" of the father of the soldier whose funeral they "ruined." Just about any way they find for the father is going to amount to big trouble for free speech.