What Is Book Banning and Is It Unconstitutional? The Complete Guide

Everything to know about book bans and the First Amendment.

1A in Action: Imam Ossama Bahloul and Fighting for the Right to Worship

We highlight the spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro as…

Obscenity Examples: 11 Times Pop Culture Got Banned

Obscenity examples throughout history — from Eminem to Hustler magazine.

10 Freedom of Speech Examples You Need to Know

Real-world examples of Americans exercising this vital First Amendment freedom.

What Is Religious Literacy?

Everything to know about religious literacy.

8 Controversial Commencement Speakers Throughout History

Exploring controversial commencement speakers and their First Amendment rights.

Are Deepfakes Protected by the First Amendment?

Exploring the ongoing debate surrounding deepfakes and the First Amendment.
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15 Freedom of Assembly Examples You Should Know

15 times freedom of assembly was exercised throughout US history.
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National Security and the First Amendment: When Can Rights Be Limited?

Exploring the centuries-long tension between the First Amendment and national security.
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Does the First Amendment Protect Anonymous Speech?

The right to hide our identity vs. the potential harms.
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49% of Americans can identify religion as a First Amendment freedom.

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