Tag Archives for first amendment

June 10, 2015

Process as Punishment: DOJ targets libertarian Reason Magazine [Darleen Click]

TweetKen White: The United States Department of Justice is using federal grand jury subpoenas to identify anonymous commenters engaged in typical internet bluster and hyperbole in connection with the Silk Road prosecution. DOJ is targeting Reason.com, a leading libertarian website … Continue reading

10. June 2015 by Darleen

February 25, 2015

Leftism is the most dynamic, and jealous, religion of the 20th & 21st Century [Darleen Click]

TweetIn California, it means stripping university students of any competing religious club – especially Christian. When Cal Poly Sal Luis Obispo hosts its annual Open House this April, during which campus clubs typically greet and recruit prospective visiting students, one … Continue reading

25. February 2015 by Darleen

October 22, 2014

California forces Churches to pay for abortions, immediately [Darleen Click]

TweetSo where are the staunchiest peoples who claimed this could never happen, and promised their support in fighting it if it did? California’s Department of Managed Health Care has ordered all insurance plans in the state to immediately begin covering … Continue reading

22. October 2014 by Darleen

October 19, 2014

In the fight against hate speech, subversive propaganda and the diffusion of false and misleading ideas, Federal Government to place monitors in Newsrooms across the country [Darleen Click]

TweetI’m sure the New York Times, LA Times, CBS, NBC, ABC, et al, will welcome such Truthy overlords … Oh, wait, that would be against the First Amendment, right? Nevermind. Let’s just have the Feds monitor private citizens instead, m’kay? … Continue reading

19. October 2014 by Darleen

October 19, 2014

It’s come to this: Government tells Christian ministers to perform same-sex marriages or face jail, fines [Darleen Click]

TweetNow where are the staunchiest among us who said this would never ever, pinky promise, happen? COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit and a motion for a temporary restraining order Friday to stop officials … Continue reading

19. October 2014 by Darleen

August 2, 2014

US Civil Rights Commissioner Michael Yaki: 18-22 year-olds don’t deserve First Amendment speech rights [Darleen Click]

Tweet… because Science™!!1! says they have mushy brains … Here’s an excerpt from the tentative transcript, which matches my recollection of the comments; Commissioner Yaki is questioning Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: And it seems … Continue reading

02. August 2014 by Darleen

July 18, 2014

“Mr. President, when did the Democratic Party declare war on the Catholic Church?” [Darleen Click]

TweetRhetorical question, eh?

18. July 2014 by Darleen

April 1, 2014

UC Santa Barbara responds to Abortion Protest; blames ‘evangelicals, true believers, self-proclaimed prophets, and provocateurs’ [Darleen Click]

Tweetvia Eugene Volokh comes this extraordinary letter from Michael D. Young, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. Not once does it directly address UCSB Prof. Mireille Miller-Young’s assault on a 16 year-old demonstrator. Indeed, the language of the letter is one … Continue reading

01. April 2014 by Darleen

December 27, 2013

A&E’s humble pie [Darleen Click]

TweetAs several PW regulars have already noted, Duck Dynasty‘s Phil Robertson is back The network suspended Robertson last Thursday after he compared gays to “drunks” and “terrorists” in a GQ interview in which he also said African-Americans were perfectly happy … Continue reading

27. December 2013 by Darleen

July 19, 2013

Hobby Lobby wins injunction against HHS mandate [Darleen Click]

TweetJust in WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a federal court granted Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. a preliminary injunction against the HHS abortion-drug mandate, preventing the government from enforcing the mandate against the Christian company. This victory comes less than a month … Continue reading

19. July 2013 by Darleen

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