Category Archives: Freedom of Assemble

Essays on Freedom of Assembly

Di Minimus Harms



In a ruling that surprised absolutely nobody – with the possible exception of the President himself – the Southern District of New York ruled that the President cannot block people on Twitter.

Shocker.

Let’s spend Constitution Thursday digging into this and seeing what other things it might end up impacting…

 


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Four Dead In Ohio

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.  – 1st Amendment

On May 4, 1970, the nation was shocked by the Kent State Shooting. Dave asks the question, how do we as a free society – or any free society – move from a belief in the freedoms protected by the 1st Amendment to the reality of placing (in some cases) severe limits on those freedoms. Dave, Pat, and Jeff discuss the issue and look at the lessons of freedoms from around the globe contrasted to the United States of America.

Court considers Cinco de Mayo flag ban

Court considers Calif. school’s US flag ban on Cinco de Mayo | news10.net.

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