Sept. 17 is Constitution Day and Sept. 25 is First Amendment Day.
The white-hot battle over Texas’s new law restricting abortion generally is not seen as including First Amendment concerns — but it does and should.
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 occurred on a Tuesday. By the end of that week, we saw the beginnings of restrictions on First Amendment rights that extended for decades, all in the name of national security. As we endure another national crisis in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic, are we seeing a […]
Legendary NBC anchor Tom Brokaw had just returned to work on Sept. 11, 2001, after taking the summer off. A friend asked how it was to be back in the saddle.
Two of the least-known freedoms protected by the First Amendment — the rights of assembly and petition — are being tested in today’s rancorous, confrontational social atmospherics.
Journalists are our eyes and ears in places the rest of the world can’t —or won’t — go. Sometimes in places that take access, like the White House or professional locker rooms. Other times, in places that take extreme bravery, like war zones.
What can public school students say and do when it comes to expressing themselves in school this year?
Officials in more than 25 states have in the past year introduced or enacted measures to penalize the teaching of racial issues in ways that might be divisive in public schools.
Welcome back to school, college students. Embracing your First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition while you’re there will enhance: