First Amendment rights

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that had been filed against officials who had rejected a group's petition for a customized Texas license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas Group Wins Appeals Case Allowing Confederate Flag License Plates

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that had been filed against officials who had rejected a group’s petition for a customized Texas license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

07/15/2014

A former elementary school secretary says his First Amendment rights were violated when he was “unfairly fired” after a racist Facebook post about President Obama was brought to the school principal’s attention by an African-American Pennsylvania man angered by Gonzalez’ online caption. (Getty)

Lawsuit: Free Speech Protects Man Fired For Racist Obama Facebook Post

A former elementary school secretary says his First Amendment rights were violated when he was “unfairly fired” after a racist Facebook post about President Obama was brought to the school principal’s attention by an African-American Pennsylvania man angered by Gonzalez’ online caption.

04/11/2014

File photo of a house decorated in lights for the holidays. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Woman Puts Middle Finger Christmas Lights Back On Display

A carefully arranged string of Christmas lights that garnered national media attention for its purposeful resemblance to a hand giving the middle finger – which ultimately led to a battle in the courts over Constitutional rights – is once again on display.

12/13/2013

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