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On the courts, the Confederate flag and Jennicet Gutiérrez

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Intersections between speech, identity, activism and culture.
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Redditors’ response to Reddit’s new anti-harassment policy justifies policy’s existence

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Angry redditors have a very different idea of free speech than the rest of us.
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In wake of Garland shooting, don’t compare Pamela Geller to Charlie Hebdo

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Two suspects are dead and one security officer is injured after a shooting at the first annual Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Texas yesterday evening. The event, sponsored ...
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Bangladeshi-American activist Avijit Roy murdered for blogging-while-atheist

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On Thursday night, atheist blogger and American citizen Avijit Roy was brutally hacked to death in the street while returning home from a book fair in Dkaha, Bangladesh. Roy’s ...
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Will the Supreme Court allow the Secret Service to silence dissent?

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The Secret Service insulated President Bush from liberal protesters, but not conservatives.
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