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August 18, 2018
On Twitter, Trump accuses 'social media' of limiting free speech of conservatives
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump on Saturday waded into the growing debate over the role of social media companies in policing public...
August 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Stand up
Speech intended to cause fear in others, to intimidate and dissuade others from exercising the First Amendment rights of speech and associated rights of assembly, of equal protection under the laws and of petitioning our government, which are assured to all of us, present significant...
July 11, 2018 - 11:30am
June 28, 2018
Reader Opinion: Defining treason
The First Amendment protects our right to free speech, among other liberties, but it's not without restrictions. The worn adage prohibiting the shouting of, "Fire!" in a crowded theater, is an example. As we therefore agree, there are limits to free speech because no one is granted...
June 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
June 15, 2018
Supreme Court strikes state law banning political apparel in polling places
A Minnesota case involving electioneering at polling places on Election Day came before the U.S. Supreme Court, but state and local officials...
June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
October 26, 2017
Woman arrested as protesters clash outside conservative speech at University of Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota police used pepper spray to break up three fights and made one arrest Wednesday night, Oct. 25, outside an event featuring Lauren Southern, a Canadian political commentator. The student groups Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow and Students...
October 26, 2017 - 6:04pm
October 10, 2017
Willmar man charged in anti-Muslim incident invokes right to free speech
WILLMAR, Minn. — The actions may have been offensive, but a Willmar man argues he should not face prosecution for leaving a pig's foot...
October 10, 2017 - 10:01pm
September 6, 2017
Reader Opinion: Who is Antifa?
To find information on the Antifa network I looked to Berkeley, Calif., where many recent protests have resulted in violence and property damage. Antifa seems to include anarchists, Black Lives Matter (BLM) and By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) groups. Their purpose is to stop all free...
September 6, 2017 - 10:30am
August 22, 2017
Opinion Column: How to avoid another Charlottesville
Does anybody in America truly want to repeat another horrific Charlottesville? I hope the answer is no but it seems there are different groups lusting for more of Charlottesville. Three people were killed and many others injured in a display of civil warfare reminiscent of what I...
August 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
Guest Opinion: To fight hate speech, don't muzzle it
"One of the problems with defending free speech," the celebrated author Salman Rushdie said, "is you often have to defend people that you find...
August 22, 2017 - 10:30am
January 12, 2017
Reader Opinion: Free speech
Your readers will want to know that my Supreme Court case made the MN ACLU Highlights from 2016 newsletter: it states "Free Speech and access to government. In this case a woman was charged with disorderly conduct for exercising her free speech rights during a city council meeting....
January 12, 2017 - 5:48pm
December 14, 2016
Reader Opinion: Support free speech
I noticed a couple of letters saying that a local professor should lose his job because, on his off work time, he delivered food and supplies to opponents of an unneeded and destructive pipeline project. The critics love to toot their horns about freedom, but apparently it only applies...
December 14, 2016 - 8:37pm
January 20, 2016
Reader Opinion: Doesn't make sense
A Jan. 14 letter writer, using the First Amendment as a basis, stated that if a school teacher taught a course on Islam, then that teacher must also teach a course on Christianity. Huh? What does one have to do with the other, and where in the First Amendment is that a requirement?...
January 20, 2016 - 11:30pm
October 8, 2014
Objections raised to pro-life tent on Cass courthouse lawn
WALKER - Mary Ackerman and Betty Hackett objected Tuesday to Cass County commissioners giving permission for the 40 Days Pro-Life Campaign to...
October 8, 2014 - 10:28am