“The issues today, of cyberbullying and hate speech and harassment, they present real challenges,” said Judge Marjorie Rendell, who knows about challenging First Amendment issues.
On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Chris Stigall spoke with Adele Keim from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty who represented Hobby Lobby in their case against the federal government’s mandate that they provide certain types of birth control they object to for their employees.
The bill is sponsored by Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny County), and co-sponsored by Rep. Ronald Waters (D-Phila., foreground).
Clicking “Like” on Facebook is constitutionally protected free speech and can be considered the 21st century-equivalent of a campaign yard sign, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
A lawyer for the popular social network told a federal appeals court that the like feature is vital to free speech.
While the First Amendment specifically says that the government may not establish religion, there is no definition of what is and what is not a religion. Instead, it’s been up to the courts to interpret it.
Chris reviews all the details from last night’s Academy Awards with Philly Bill and Thea Andrews. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about Michelle Obama revealing the winner for Best Picture and sequestration cuts set to go into effect on Friday.
What are the free speech rights of students to post mean things on a website that they write off campus and not during school hours?
A federal judge is expected to rule, today, on whether reporters can cover elections from inside Pennsylvania polling places.
According to the complaint, the religious groups want an injunction against the ban, arguing that the law violates their Constitutional rights.
Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper has upheld a Municipal Court judge’s ruling that bars attorneys, defendants, witnesses, victims, and some minors from commenting on the case against Linda Weston and three other defendants.
Some members of the “Occupy Philadelphia” protest group have pitched a tent on federal ground, along Independence Mall, in clear view of tourists visiting the historic district.
Prosecutors filed the motion citing “overzealous” media coverage, including “manipulating” victims into doing interviews, and trespassing.
An attorney for the ACLU of Philadelphia says the city violated the First Amendment when it turned down the ad, citing its subject matter.
Chris diputes a study that says the Delaware Valley is one of the most toxic regions in the country, talks with Senator Pat Toomey about his first speech on the Senate Floor and engages with Shirley Phelps-Roper about the Supreme Court’s ruling that says their protest at a soldier’s funeral was protected speech.