Tag Archives: free speech

After Supreme Court Decisions, NYT Lead Story Questions Value of ‘Weaponized’ Free Speech

By Clay Waters A few Supreme Court cases just failed to go the left’s way, and now they are trashing the First Amendment they once supposedly revered. New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak gave the

UK judge upholds ban on pro-life witness at London abortion center

By Dorothy Cummings McLean LONDON, July 2, 2018 — An English High Court judge has upheld a ban on pro-lifers’ freedom of speech outside a London abortion business even while acknowledging that it violates their “human rights.”

Supreme Court will not hear appeal in another case of infringing upon pregnancy help centers’ first amendment rights

By Dave Andrusko When last we wrote about the ham-handed campaign waged by the city of Baltimore against the Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, the city attorneys were down (pardon the expression) to a Hail Mary pass.

Supreme Court’s NIFLA v. Becerra’s Boost to Medical Conscience

By Wesley J. Smith Justice Thomas can be counted upon to write erudite and narrowly crafted, to-the-point decisions. Such was the case in NIFLA v. Becerra, the ruling upholding the free-speech rights of crisis-pregnancy centers against attack

CBS, NBC Ignore SCOTUS Decision on Abortion and Free Speech

By Katie Yoder Two of the three broadcast networks ignored a recent Supreme Court decision on abortion where justices sided with the pro-life movement. Compare that to 2016, when all three covered a Supreme Court decision –

Major Supreme Court Victory

By Katie Franklin In a 5-4 win, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, striking down a 2015 California state law that forced pro-life medical clinics to promote abortion by

Supreme Court rejects California law targeting pregnancy resource centers

Court rules in NIFLA v. Becerra that the law “imposes a government-scripted, speaker-based disclosure requirement” WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, applauded

Court down to last days to decide law violating pregnancy center’s First Amendment rights

By Dave Andrusko Quick and important reminder. NRLC’s annual convention begins in three days, running June 28-30. You can still pay the “early” registration fee if you register by noon on Tuesday. After that, online registration will

The many ways pro-abortionists attempt to mangle pro-life free speech

By Dave Andrusko In light of the violent attack Tuesday at YouTube’s Silicon Valley headquarters, because (we’re told) the shooter “was upset with YouTube’s practices and policies,” the actions the same day by “pro-choice activists” in San

City of Baltimore asks Supreme Court to review decision striking down its law targeting pregnancy help centers

By Dave Andrusko I suppose any port in a storm. Attorneys for the city of Baltimore have asked the Supreme Court to review a unanimous decision handed down in January by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of

Why Ebony Harris is Hoping Justices Give Free Speech Life in NIFLA v. Becerra

By Jay Hobbs In the bustle of Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, it would be easy to miss Ebony Harris’ story. At the

Justices seem skeptical of California law impinging on free speech rights of pregnancy help centers

By Dave Andrusko The Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, a much-anticipated free speech case in which pro-life pregnancy help centers say the state of California (as