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Judge rules invasive North Carolina abortion law unconstitutional

Greensboro - A North Carolina law forcing doctors to "show" and "describe" ultrasound images to every woman who seeks an abortion-- regardless of the patient's wishes --is unconstitutional, a judge on Friday ruled.

Minnesota bus driver fired after forcing prayer on students

Burnsville - George Nathaniel, a Minnesota pastor, doesn't think he's done anything wrong. That's why he's asking for support after he was dismissed as a bus driver for turning his school bus into a church on wheels where he would ask students to pray.

In photos ─ Observing the First Amendment in Washington, D.C. Special

Washington - At a time where many feel some freedoms are being eroded in American society, First Amendment rights are still valued. This is evident in Washington, D.C., as at any given time, numerous people can be observed expressing themselves on a variety of issues.

Facebook, ACLU appeal court, argue 'Like' button is free speech

This week both Facebook and the ACLU have filed a brief in an Eastern Virginia Court asserting the "Like" Button is covered as free speech under the First Amendment.

Judge rules 'Like' button not protected under First Amendment

Norfolk - A U.S. judge has recently ruled Facebook's popular 'Like' button is not protected under the First Amendment as a form of expression.

Minnesota girl, 12, sues school, cops, over Facebook privacy

Minneapolis - The lawsuit, backed by the American Civil Liberties Union, was brought after a middle school student was forced to give her passwords to her school.

Op-Ed: First Amendment vs. Schools — Students mock principals online

The US First Amendment looks set for another jog around the Supreme Court after rulings by the Appeals Court in Pennsylvania regarding student online satire and mocking of school principals.
 

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