Tag: Freedom of Speech

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    “We’re trying to convince fellow Muslims of the fact that the idea of free speech is a foundational part of the Quran itself,” says the director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Washington office. More

    September 28, 2012 | Comments

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    Some pastors say their job is not to endorse political candidates. It is to make sure that their church members vote and “that they understand what’s at stake,” says Pastor Jeffery Daniel. More

    September 21, 2012 | Comments

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    Religious leaders came out strongly in their opposition both to demonizing another’s religion and to deadly violence. More

    September 14, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch our interview with the director of the Washington, DC office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, who says the violence in Libya and Egypt “does not stand for who we are as a people.” More

    September 14, 2012 | Comments

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    Should hateful and offensive speech that is religiously motivated be accepted as legitimate public discourse protected by the Constitution? More

    October 8, 2010 | Comments

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    Kim Lawton looks at how the US works out the sometimes complicated relationship between freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion. More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    According to the majority, the Christian Legal Society is not entitled to a “preferential exemption.” But according to the dissent, the Court’s decision in Christian Legal Society v Martinez is “a serious setback for freedom of expression.” More

    July 2, 2010 | Comments

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    A recent expansion of the federal hate crimes law “does not suspend the First Amendment,” says New York Times staff writer David Kirkpatrick, “and there’s nobody, I think, on either side of the US Senate or House of Representatives that intends to see preachers locked in jail.” More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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    On September 28, more than 30 pastors around the country defied the Internal Revenue Service rule that clergy may not engage in partisan politicking from their pulpits.

    October 3, 2008 | Comments

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    Alarmed by the proliferation of hate Web sites available on the Internet, the Anti-Defamation League sponsored a symposium in Washington, D.C. to address the concern. Joined by representatives of America Online, the ADL called for new warnings and guidelines for online content. However, controlling the content on the internet and, who views it, without violating individual rights is a hard task.

    October 24, 1997 | Comments