Posts tagged "first amendment"

Even Cops Hate EDM: New LA Taskforce Seeks To Shut Festivals Down

This past Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion to implement a task force that will investigate and enforce safety surrounding EDM (electronic dance music) festivals.

Bronwyn Isaac | September 4, 2015 - 9:00 am

Rick Santorum To Save America By Teaching Religion In Public Schools

In a speech this Saturday at a far-right religious conference organized by The Liberty Counsel, former Senator and eternal dirty joke Rick Santorum warned of the impending destruction of American…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 16, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Anti-Abortion Protesters In Clinic Buffer Zones Case

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of anti-abortion protesters in a case regarding the First Amendment as it pertains to buffer zones around abortion clinics.

The state…

Jessica Wakeman | June 26, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Arizona Gets Strict On “Revenge Porn”

This week, Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed a law cracking down on so-called “revenge porn,” classifying it as a sex offense. “Revenge porn” consists of sexual photos or videos…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

6 Things To Know About The Supreme Court’s Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court is set to begin hearing arguments on the subject of abortion. But it’s not reproductive rights, per se, that the Court will be hearing about:…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Werewolf Erotica For Everyone!

Good news, prisoners: a California court has ruled you have a First Amendment right to all the “erotic” werewolf novels you desire. Hubba, hubba. [Raw Story]
An actress…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Victory For Baltimore “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”

“Crisis pregnancy centers” in Baltimore are having their First Amendment rights violated by being required to post notices that state they do not offer abortion referrals or birth…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Should Women Suing “Girls Gone Wild” Be Allowed To Stay Anonymous?

Four women, who were between the ages of 13 and 17 when they were filmed flashing their breasts by “Girls Gone Wild” goons, have asked to pursue their lawsuit without…

Jessica Wakeman | October 28, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Mississippi Judge Rules In Favor Of Lesbian Student Over Canceled Prom

A Mississippi judge ruled yesterday that Itawamba Agricultural High School violated a lesbian student’s rights by forbidding her from bringing her girlfriend to prom and wearing a tuxedo. Constance McMillen,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 1:10 pm

7th Grader Is Forced To Take Off A Pro-Life T-Shirt

A California 7th grader is fighting for her right to…wear a T-shirt. Anna Amador is representing her daughter in the lawsuit against McSwain Elementary School after her daughter was forced…

Daniela Guernica | July 7, 2009 - 2:40 pm

South Dakota Sustains Guilt-Tripping Abortion Law

In a recent court decision, South Dakota will enforce a law that forces doctors into guilt-tripping their patients before performing an abortion. As if making the decision isn’t hard enough,…

Simcha | July 11, 2008 - 5:30 pm