First Amendment Bad Ass

By Christopher Harbin Starting at 11am EST, we will be live blogging the oral augments in ISC v. Marshall. Wordpress doesn't support iframes (the bastards), so you'll have to watch it in a popup. Click Here...

Will Phillips - you are the First Amendment Bad Ass of the month. Will's family has a number of gay friends. In recent years, Laura Phillips said, they've been trying to be a straight ally to the gay community, going to the pride parades and standing up for the rights...

[caption id="attachment_2767" align="alignright" width="135" caption="Zac - Breast Correspondent"][/caption]By: Zac Papantoniou While en route to check-off another item on my epic list of neglected errands thrown to the wayside while studying for the state bar exam I just took, I happened to catch a story being discussed on a local talk-radio station...

First Amendment lawyer David Wasserman died Thursday, Sept. 25 by his own hand. He reportedly suffered from depression for the past 16 years. The Orlando Sentinel reports: Wasserman, 52, was a passionate defender of the First Amendment who loved a good fight and reveled in speaking his mind, those...

COPA is Congress' attempt to revive the Communications Decency Act, which was a Congressional attempt to expand indecency rules to the Intertubes. On the heels of United States v. Stevens, and CBS v. FCC, the Third Circuit just issued a unanimous opinion in ACLU v. Mukasey affirming the District...

This post is a corrected version. The New York Times and Simple Justice report on a Bronx District Attorney's First Amendment overreach. Somebody in the Bronx District Attorney's office (nobody is taking credit for this foolishness) claims to have been investigating some poorly written death threats. (source) In the...

Prof. Barry McDonald is a "First Amendment Professor" who doesn't seem to know a freakin' thing about the First Amendment. Not that Pepperdine is a bastion of intellectual prowess, but the fact that this ass clown has a teaching gig anywhere should shock us all. Kudos to...

Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-MI) authored an editorial, Islam and Free Speech, in today's Wall Street Journal. I present the best excerpts below. Reasonable men in free societies regard Geert Wilders's anti-Muslim rhetoric, and films like "Fitna," as disrespectful of the religious sensitivities of members of the Islamic faith. But free...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ISil7IHzxc] When you listen to the Washington Times reporter, it comes as no surprise that the WT isn't even fit for use to wipe my ass. Frank Zappa, on the other hand...