Tag Archives: free speech

Albert Mohler: Masterpiece Cake Shop And The Future Of Religious Liberty

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This past Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case formally known as “Masterpiece Cake Shop vs. The Colorado Civil Rights Commission.” In terms of religious liberty , there has been no recent case before the Supreme Court more important than this one. The backstory is that in 2012, Jack Phillips,...

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David Davenport: Free Speech On The Decline

State of the Union

One reason to be concerned about the future of America is the reduced commitment of its young people to freedom, starting with free speech. A recent survey from the Brookings Institution indicates that 44 percent of millennials do not believe hate speech is protected by the Constitution. Moreover, 51 percent believe...

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Albert Mohler: SCOTUS Takes Up California’s Abortion Law

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The Supreme Court recently announced that it will take a very important case. A California law requires crisis pregnancy centers to inform women who come to the centers of the availability of abortion , even requiring the use of specific language. Several of these centers have challenged the constitutionality of this...

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David Davenport: Free Speech Under Threat

State of the Union

This summer, Commentary magazine published a forum on the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States? Ironically, in a country where the Constitution and the courts carefully protect free speech, many people do not feel free to speak freely. Why? Because of a smothering blanket of political correctness that...

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Hugh Hewitt: Charlottesville Violence and the Legal Consequences

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All law students taking a First Amendment course, or even a constitutional law survey course, learn the rule of Brandenburg v. Ohio, a case that grew out of a 1964 KKK rally near Cincinnati. Brandenburg provides “that the constitutional guarantees of free speech and free press do not permit a...

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Albert Mohler: Why Is It Fine to Criticize Christianity but Not Islam?

Handmaid’s Tale

A public radio station in Berkeley, California, KPFA, recently dis-invited world-renowned scientist Richard Dawkins due to his alleged “abusive speech” about Islam. Over the years, Richard Dawkins has basically insulted the intelligence of anyone and everyone who believes in God. He has made extremely caustic comments about Christianity and every...

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David Davenport: Free Speech Under Threat

State of the Union

This summer, Commentary magazine published a forum on the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States? Ironically, in a country where the Constitution and the courts carefully protect free speech, many people do not feel free to speak freely. Why? Because of a smothering blanket of political...

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THR 5/6/17: Trump’s Tax Cuts and Spending Plan

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Economist Larry Kudlow praises Trump’s tax plan on the Michael Medved Show. Mike Gallagher and the Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore question whether Trump and the Republicans got steamrolled by the Democrats on the latest budget deal. North Korea expert Gordon Chang talks to Michael Medved about the high tensions on...

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