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-European Court: Goodbye Free Speech- Illegal to Defame Muhammad

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

                               (Image: Wikipedia) The European Court of Human Rights ruled this week that free speech does not extend to defaming Islam’s founder- Muhammad. Even if what is said might be true? Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff was originally fined and given a jail sentence for calling Muhammad a pedophile after noting that the 56 year old prophet of […]

-Poll: ‘Offensive’ Speech Should Not Be Protected?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

According to the US Constitution, free speech is still protected in this country. Last week hundreds of students at Berkeley (U of CA) disagreed and rioted to block a scheduled visit by a conservative who they considered to be a purveyor of ‘offensive’ speech. Ironically, over 50 years ago students at the same institution initiated […]

-Judge Censors Lawyer From Asking for Prayers During Trials

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

                                  (Image: Wikipedia) Several times a Texas DA has convinced a judge to stop a Christian lawyer from asking for prayers on Facebook during a trial. Here’s the details from Dallas Fort Worth CBS Local News: Freedom of religion, freedom of speech, the right to a fair trial, and Facebook postings have stirred-up a hornet’s […]

-The Angry Opposition to Free Speech in America

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

There was a time in America when a variety of differing views were tolerated. I went to college in the ’60s when the ‘free speech’ movement began in the San Francisco Bay area (UC Berkeley). Looking at the news today I see that Trump supporters were attacked in that same area (San Jose). I do […]

-New York City: $250K Fine For Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun For Transgender Folk?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

(New York City panorama: Wikipedia)  New York City is planning to give out fines up to $250,000 for willfully using the ‘wrong’ pronoun for transgender folk. Here’s the story from LifeSiteNews: New York City’s human rights commission says it will fine New York employers and landlords up to $250,000 for using the wrong pronoun to […]

-Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ Supports Jailing Climate Change Skeptics?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

                  (Bill Nye: via Wikipedia) In a recent interview, TV’s famous Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ seemed to support the idea that ‘climate change skeptics’ should be convicted and jailed like war criminals. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: In a video interview with Climate Depot’s Marc Morano this week, Nye was asked how […]

-USC: Student Leader Faces Impeachment for Being Too Conservative?

Friday, March 11th, 2016

In the 60’s there was a ‘free speech’ movement on college and university campuses all across America. The whole point at that time was to allow the students to be exposed to and express diverse opinions and speeches. Even for causes that were unpopular or in downright opposition prevailing thinking among the powers that be […]

-Large Support for a Ban on ‘Hate Speech’ and for the Primacy of International Law?

Friday, May 29th, 2015

‘Hate Speech’  ‘Islamophobia’ ‘Homophobic’ Bible Passages Yesterday we posted on Sen. Rubio’s claim that traditional Christian and Catholic teaching might be labeled as ‘hate speech’ in the future. For those who think that might be a long shot or an over-blown fear, here are some recent figures on how large the support is in America […]

-Should Free Speech Be Limited Because of Muslim Sensibilities?

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

See the video above where Megyn Kelly continues to support free speech in America in spite of the recent onslaught of folks that would like to restrict any kind of media, speech, or action which is offensive to Muslims. In a recent interview Kelly even asked whether we “Should We Get Rid of All Jews?” […]

-High School Student Suspended for Sharing His Faith?

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

A high school senior in Everett, Washington has been suspended three times and faces potential expulsion for sharing his Christian faith. Here’s the news release about this case from the Pacific Justice Institute: A new lawsuit filed this week in Seattle federal court challenges what attorneys are calling “egregious” speech restrictions in an Everett high […]