First Amendment

COMMENTARY

Law you can use: exercising your right to protest

BY: - June 19, 2020

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” – First Amendment The right to peacefully assemble and join […]

Conservative student groups decry ‘free speech zones,’ university policies

BY: - May 27, 2020

An overflowing group of speakers from religious advocacy groups and conservative-leaning student groups came to support a bill to remove “free speech zones” on college campuses and policies some say don’t allow First Amendment rights.  This was the second hearing for Senate Bill 40, dubbed the “Forming Open and Robust University Minds Act,” a Republican-sponsored […]

Ohio teachers union speaks out against religious liberties bill, sponsor decries ‘urban myths’

BY: - December 2, 2019

As Ohio teachers speak out against a “Student Religious Liberties Act” that was passed by the Ohio House, the lead sponsor of the bill is calling out “inaccuracies” given about the bill, which he says have been spread by the media and “misinformed individuals on social media.” House Bill 164 amends certain sections of the […]