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Justice Dept. wiretapping scandal raises 1st Amendment concerns

Last Monday, the Washington Post reported that Fox News journalist James Rosen had his phone records seized by the Justice Department, causing a firestorm of criticism and raising concerns over the First Amendment and freedom of the press.

Judge says anti-sex trafficking law violates 1st Amendment

Nashville - A Federal judge has ruled a Tennessee law aimed at preventing child sex trafficking violates the First Amendment, issuing a restraining order which prevents the state from enforcing the new law.

Obama’s 'Truth Squad' Threatens Freedom of Speech

A bold maneuver, unprecedented in American politics, has pitted the Obama campaign against freedom of speech. Missouri authorities will pursue criminal charges against those who speak “falsely” against Barack Obama.

Bong hits 4 Jesus Case Limits Student Rights

Joseph Frederick was a senior on a mission when he set up his sign "Bong Hits 4 Jesus." His principal didn't like what his mission seemed to say and suspended the then 18 year old. It's taken 5 years but Frederick took his case to the Supreme Court.
 

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