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Tag: FREEDOM OF SPEECH

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Talmadge Butts: During wars and rumors of wars, the freedom of speech is a sure victim

In the United States, the brunt of speech restrictions have come from the mainstream media and social media companies, with companies like Google taking action to censor any content about the Russo-Ukrainian War that does not comport with their guidelines.

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Laura Clark: Is book removal a First Amendment violation?

Groups like Read Freely Alabama and other leftist groups claim the removal of books from libraries violates the First Amendment. This is simply an error based on a faulty interpretation of the First Amendment and a general ignorance of Constitutional Law.

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Federalist Society hosts debate on 'freedom of thought' as more Southern states look to combat woke ideology on college campuses

From Critical Race Theory to diversity, equity and inclusion, more Southern states like Alabama and Florida are trying to push back against woke ideology at public universities.

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University of Alabama Huntsville settles lawsuit, drops ‘speech zones’

The Alabama Center for Law and Liberty (ACLL) and the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) reached a settlement on Tuesday in a lawsuit against the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) over the university’s speech policy, which it has now agreed to reverse.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: The right to be wrong

In 2019, the Alabama Campus Free Speech bill was proposed and passed by the Alabama Legislature. Then-State Representative Matt Fridy’s bill was developed by Eagle Forum of Alabama, endorsed by state and national organizations, and was widely praised by many defenders of the First Amendment.

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Alabama leaders react to Supreme Court decision protecting religious liberty

“The right to freely exercise religion is a powerful – and important – part of the fabric of our nation and must be protected. We are blessed to live in a country that recognizes the ability to worship freely and I applaud the Supreme Court for upholding this fundamental right.” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.