Category Archives: Freedom of Speech

Punching Nazis and the Constitution: It’s Complicated

So you’re thinking about punching a nazi and you’re pretty sure it’s okay because they’re inciting you to violence with their nazi ways and you’re protected under the Constitution. Quick question: Who gets to decide what is and what is … Continue reading

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Why What Happened to Milo Yiannopoulos Wasn’t a Violation of the First Amendment

Milo Yiannopoulos got a controversial cushy book deal and promo tour from a major publisher, Simon and Schuster. Yiannopoulos lost the contract when he strayed a little too far off the beaten hater-Islamophobe-misogynist path and into the apparent deal-breaker of … Continue reading

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