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Athletes, Entertainers and Artists Exercise First Amendment Freedoms


5 Times World-Class Athletes Used Their Freedom to Petition

The freedom to petition creates a path for all of us to air our grievances — superstar athlete or not.

When it comes to First Amendment rights, do we want a sword or a shield?

When it comes to your core freedoms, a sword carves them out while a shield…

Watch: Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer Battles School Book Bans

They banned his books. He fought back.

Watch: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Edward Albee on Writing and Censorship

He challenged society's views of family and the American Dream.

Watch: Comedian Jon Stewart and Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari on the film “Rosewater”

The true story of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, who was arrested, detained and tortured in…

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