First Amendment

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Mayor Kenney, Don’t Shut Out the Press

Last week, Mayor Jim Kenney put up a blockade between his office and the press regarding what has turned out to be one of his […]

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CCP, Kutztown U. Get Muzzle Awards for “Stifling Free Speech”

In the movie business, one award that you don’t want to get is the Golden Rasberry. Known as The Razzies, they are bestowed upon the worst films […]

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NYT Op-Ed: SEPTA “Censors” Controversial Speech

An op-ed in today’s New York Times accuses SEPTA and transit agencies in New York and Washington D.C. of “censorship” for policies refusing to feature […]

City

Philadelphia Sued Over City Council Speech Rules

A Philadelphia man has sued the city in federal court over the public comment rules at City Council meetings. Patrick Duff, 38, argues city policy […]

City

Del. Beach Trinket Shop Owner Loses First Amendment Fight

The owner of Jeremiah’s, a beach trinket shop in Dewey Beach, has lost a federal lawsuit on first amendment grounds. The Delaware beach town had […]

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Philly-Based Group Sues 4 Universities for Free Speech

A Philly-based advocacy group, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, has sued four universities across the country, saying those institutions are squelching their students’ […]