New Yorker’s Steve Coll: Free Speech ‘Is Being Weaponized’ Against Journalism

Their arrogance knows no bounds By P.J. Gladnick Imagine being a supposed journalist that views free speech as a threat to the mainstream media groupthink. You don’t have to imagine hard because we now have the example of Steve Coll of the New Yorker magazine who unashamedly proclaims that free speech is a threat to what he perceives …

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Guess what speech won’t be free in a Joe Biden administration?

 By Dave Andrusko We’ve run posts previously which give us fair warning where a pro-abortion  President Joe Biden would take us. We have two more today which in many respects complement one another. The first is built upon what Alexander Hall describes as “Biden Campaign Website Promises Internet Censorship Taskforce.” The second is taken from …

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Canadian update: Three concerns with how bubble zone laws specifically ban pro-life speech

By We Need a Law Over the past few years, “safe access zone” laws, also called bubble zone laws, have been passed in Ontario, Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Quebec, and currently there is private member’s bill regarding this at the Manitoban legislature. Every time a province considers this issue, we’ve let you know and asked …

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Canadian student group wins appeal against university for suppressing pro-life expression

By Anna Reynolds On Monday, three judges on the Alberta Court of Appeals unanimously ruled in favor of UAlberta Pro-Life, the pro-life student group at the University of Alberta in Canada. The CBC reports that the appeal stems from a 2016 case brought by the pro-life group after the university approved an event on the …

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Judge allows pro-life teen Nick Sandmann to sue Washington Post, reverses prior ruling

By Calvin Freiburger October 28, 2019 – Pro-life teen Nick Sandmann’s defamation suit against the Washington Post got a new lease on life Monday thanks to US District Judge William Bertelsman partially reversing his prior ruling, which will allow the suit to move forward. Immediately following the January March for Life in Washington, D.C., the …

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House Democrats’ astonishing contempt for free speech

By Dave Andrusko Earlier today, NRLC issued a blistering critique of the Democrat-controlled House’s 234-193 vote in support of H.R. 1. We are only two months into the new Congress, and H.R. 1 may have already won the “Euphemism-of-the-Year” award for the bill’s title: “For the People Act of 2019.” Of course, the bill has …

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Wheaton College Smears Black Prolife Speaker for Talk on Race and Abortion

By Ryan Scott Bomberger For Christ and His Kingdom. That’s the motto featured prominently throughout Wheaton College. But what happens when it’s not about Christ or His Kingdom? I found that out recently after being invited by Wheaton College Republicans to speak on something I’m deeply familiar with—abortion and race. As someone conceived in rape …

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There is So Much Wrong with This “Right”

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation We as Americans take our rights very seriously. The right to free speech. The right to freedom of religion. The right to peaceable assembly. But there is so much wrong with the so-called “right” to an abortion. To begin with, each abortion ends an innocent, unrepeatable …

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Manitoba “Bubble Zones” constitutionally vulnerable and unnecessary

By We Need a Law Bill 200, a private member’s bill in Manitoba, seeks to establish “bubble zones” around abortion clinics. This would prohibit pro-life speech in some public spaces. This has been a trend of late, with Ontario and Alberta recently passing similar laws. The purported justification for bubble zone laws is to prohibit …

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Federal Judge rejects New York Attorney General’s Ballyhooed Attempt To Silence Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center (“TMLC”), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced today that it has won a significant legal battle on behalf of Christian pro-life sidewalk counselors sued in a New York federal district court by the New York Attorney General’s Office (“OAG”). In …

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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.” Today a judge dismissed Alina Dulgheriu’s challenge to a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) created by Ealing Council …

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Supreme Court recognizes government cannot compel speech that violates one’s deeply held beliefs

By Chelsy Gomez The Supreme Court recently issued its ruling in NIFLA v. Becerra holding that pro-life pregnancy centers are likely to succeed in their challenge to a California law that forced them to advertise and refer for abortion. The Court held that the centers were entitled to a preliminary injunction halting the law’s enforcement. …

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