New Free Resource Lets Students Talk Politics With Honesty & Civility
October 06, 2020 13:45 ET | Essential Partners
Cambridge, MA, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Essential Partners has published a free educational resource to help students have more open, curious, civil discussions about politics and the 2020...
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izzit.org Expands U.S. Constitution Education Library with First Amendment
September 30, 2020 15:39 ET | izzit.org
ERIE, Pa., Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to today’s debates about individuals' rights and an obvious need for more civics education, izzit.org, a highly popular online educator...
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Department of Labor Strengthens Religious Liberty Protections for Faith-Based Organizations Partnering with Government
May 18, 2020 14:57 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today commended United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) Secretary Eugene Scalia for issuing a directive and new guidance...
U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Oregon’s Decision to Penalize Bakers for Exercising Free Speech
June 17, 2019 10:51 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced that it reversed a decision by the state of Oregon that forced bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein...
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First Liberty Institute Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order Protecting Free Speech on College Campuses
March 21, 2019 17:21 ET | First Liberty Institute
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement regarding today’s Executive Order on Campus Free Speech issued by President Donald Trump can be attribute to Mike Berry, Chief...
Federal Judge Recognizes Free Speech for Cannabis Producer
January 21, 2019 12:33 ET | Ultra Health
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in history, a Federal Court order has recognized the First Amendment protections guaranteed to producers of medical cannabis. ...
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Repeal of Canada’s Blasphemy Law Applauded by National Secularist Organization
December 13, 2018 21:10 ET | Canadian Secular Alliance
TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) applauds the repeal of Section 296 (blasphemous libel) from the Canadian Criminal Code. Bill C-51 (An Act to amend the...
Statement on government-mandated free speech policies from the Ontario Universities and Colleges Coalition
September 27, 2018 14:17 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s universities and colleges are vital spaces where a culture of rich academic debate and free expression should be fostered. Core to the mandate...
Federal Court Strikes Down California Law That Bans Handgun Signs, Advertising by Gun Dealers
September 11, 2018 17:03 ET | The Calguns Foundation
Sacramento, CA, Sept. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, federal Judge Troy Nunley ruled that a California law banning licensed gun dealers from displaying handgun-related signs or advertising is...
Ontario’s faculty concerned with government effort to tie funding to university free speech policies Toronto, Aug. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "The Ontario government has announced that universities could face funding cuts if they do not comply with newly introduced requirements for campus free...