First Amendment

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Scoot
April 24, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Some of the LGBTQ community is upset over a t-shirt being sold by the owner of a barbeque food truck in Kentucky. Jamie Smith, owner of Belle’s Smokin’ BBQ truck in Williamstown, Kentucky, was selling a T-shirt with the message “I support LGBTQ: Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ.” Within a few hours...
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November 16, 2018 - 1:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana can enforce an age limit of 21 for erotic dancers in bars and nightclubs, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday, reversing an earlier decision and rejecting the argument that state law is too vague about how much of a dancer’s breasts and buttocks must be covered...
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Chris Miller
November 07, 2018 - 3:37 pm
President Donald Trump and CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta crossed words with each other during Wednesday's post-election White House news conference. Acosta was asking Mr. Trump about some of his statements regarding the migrant caravan when the president told Acosta "you should let me...
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August 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
A billboard bashing President Donald Trump outside of Union Township, NJ, which is 12 miles west of New York City, reads: “Our Leader The Idiot!” A New York activist is paying for the billboard to promote his documentary film. Protected by the First Amendment, the billboard is controversial because...
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USA Today Sports
Newell Normand
July 12, 2018 - 8:05 pm
Do you think the NFL's national anthem policy '”infringes on the players rights?” Well, that's what the NFL Players Association is contending, so they've filed a grievance challenging the policy. The NFLPA says the league issued the policy without consulting them, which is “inconsistent with the...
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October 19, 2017 - 11:25 am
It is always a challenge when we are faced with the idea of supporting speech we hate. Understanding the far-reaching protection of the First Amendment is easy when you agree with the message, but standing up for the First Amendment can be challenging if it’s a message you hate. The University of...
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Newell Normand
October 11, 2017 - 8:23 pm
Newell Normand says STAND for the National Anthem! NFL players should do what team owners want them to do. Here are Newell’s HOT TAKES on the controversy ignited by Roger Goodell’s latest memo to all 32 teams urging them to move past the kneeling controversy. ESPN’s suspended broadcaster, Jemele...
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Chris Miller
September 26, 2017 - 9:18 am
Just what is and isn't allowed under the rules, and the Constitution, when it comes to pro athletes sitting or kneeling during the National Anthem? There's no league rule requiring players to stand. But nothing says owners can't fine, suspend, or cut them if they don't, says sports law expert Gabe...
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Scoot
September 13, 2017 - 11:14 am
Lake Vista is a historic and beautiful community in New Orleans, but recent events have residents on edge. Authorities are looking for 2 squirrels of interest following reports of unsolicited attacks on citizens. The news story reported by Paul Murphy from Channel 4 Eyewitness News sent a chilling...
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