Spakovsky: Twitter’s Initial Classification of ‘Illegal Alien,’ ‘Criminal Alien’ as Hateful Shows Social Media’s Censorship Potential

9/18: Talking about sanctuary cities and the safe haven they provide for criminal aliens or talking about the often-violent crimes committed by illegal aliens is unacceptable in the eyes of the Twitter censors.

Spakovsky: A Federal Court Just Limited Your First Amendment Right to Freely Associate

9/14: Should you be forced to disclose your charitable donations to the government?

The Freedom to Speak and Participate in Elections

In its most recent decision on elections, the Supreme Court ignored the clear text of the Constitution to approve an election change that reduces the accountability of government.

Saying No to Illicit Rulings

Same-sex marriage encounters the Constitution in Alabama.

The Silencing of the Soul

The home of the brave is becoming the land of the tongue-tied.

It’s the Hateful Folk Who Are Never Guilty of Hate

When it comes to assigning culpability for crimes by disturbed individuals, it depends on who the victims and perpetrators are.

The Sound of One Atheist Clapping

The law doesn’t demand that a single dissident be allowed to spoil the enjoyment of many.

ACLU Preying on America’s Better Angels

American Civil Liberties Union imposes its beliefs, one institution at a time.

Judge Signals She’ll Force Holder to Hand Over Fast & Furious Documents

This column by ACRU Senior Legal Analyst Ken Klukowski was published May 15, 2014 on U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was openly irritated both with Attorney General Eric Holder and with the U.S. House of Representatives over whether executive privilege allows Holder to withhold documents on Operation Fast and Furious. But she also signaled she would rule against…

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A Lesson on Racial Discrimination

This column by ACRU Policy Board Member and Professor of Economics Dr. Walter E. Williams was published May 14, 2014 on Donald Sterling, Los Angeles Clippers owner, was recorded by his mistress making some crude racist remarks. Since then, Sterling’s racist comments have dominated the news, from talk radio to late-night shows. A few politicians have weighed in, with…

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