Freedom of Speech and of the Press

This article raises a very good question:  “Does the First Amendment protect global warming deniers?” The answer is, unequivocally and resoundingly “YES.” No federal, state, county, or local entity, nor any law enforcement or public business may restrict people’s expression concerning the pros and/or cons of various viewpoints on global warming, climate change, denying, etc. We […]

Is This “The Press” in Our First Amendment?

What is “the press?”  Is it limited to large news agencies?  Does the press include small town news papers?  How about a college student who hammered out a weekly one-page paper highlighting some of the goings on in the dormitory? The U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly ruled that clamping down on ANY kind of speech […]