What Does Sony’s Pulling ‘The Interview’ Mean for Free Speech?

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Matthew Rozsa believes North Korea’s threat to Sony challenges the very essence of our democratic freedoms.

How Do You Frighten Political Strongmen?

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… Teach journalism.

#Ferguson Cops Want to Believe They Are Right, Not Racist

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“What the cops want, on some level, is to believe their version of the world, that black people are dangerous.” By Matthew Salesses

Supreme Court: Need an abortion in MA, Must Talk to Eleanor McCullen First

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Since abortion is a legal medical procedure, being subjected to harassment, abuse and violence should not be a precondition.

Cliven Bundy Takes a Stand

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I got a job to do, and I’m going to do it the best I can.

The Positive Legacy of Fred Phelps


Without meaning to, the late hatemonger did one good thing for tolerance in America.

Standing In Solidarity with the California Prison Hunger Strike

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Dr. Venus Evans-Winters and Jamie Utt explain the California prison strike, and offer a constructive guide to supporting hunger-striking prisoners.

The Corporate Death Penalty


Should corporations suffer the same consequences as United States citizens? Carl Pettit argues in the case of corporate personhood and their constitutional rights.

Should Katy Perry Have Apologized To Chief Keef?

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Chief Keef’s offensive comments to Katy Perry should warrant much harsher consequences according to Tracy Clayton.

Georgia Town Sued for Forcing Gun Ownership on Residents


A city ordinance requiring all heads of household to own both a firearm and ammunition has many advocates of gun control up in arms.

California May Revoke Boy Scouts Tax Exempt Status Over Gay Ban


California is now “one step closer” to granting full equality to LGBT youth across the state.

RAW STORY: North Carolina Republicans Drop ‘State Religion’ Bill

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North Carolina Republicans abandoned their attempt to establish Christianity as the official religion of the state on Thursday

“Ace of Cakes” Chef Duff Goldman Offers to Bake Wedding Cake For Same-Sex Coupled Denied by Local Bakery

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Duff Goldman said, “Wait — I can do something, there’s injustice involving a cake!”

Federal Judge to Rule on Public Nudity Ban in San Francisco

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Activists argue public nudity is “symbolic speech” and is therefore protected under the First Amendment.

Why Are Some People Calling For Piers Morgan to Be Deported?

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Petitions both for and against deporting the controversial talk show host are raising questions about who the U.S. Constitution applies to.

The Importance of Proofreading


You can be a pandering politician, or you can be a bad speller, but try not to be both at once.