First Amendment Today, July 13, 2018: Joe Arpaio Punked; Stormy Daniels’s Charges Dropped; and… The Trump Baby Blimp Hurts POTUS’s Feelings!


Joe Arpaio, Ted Koppel, Roy Moore, and Bernie Sanders join the crowd punked by Sacha Baron Cohen for Who Is America?

Photo of Joe Arpaio in suit and tie at a podium with his hands up, pulling a surprised face
Former Maricopa County sheriff and 2018 U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio in a compromising position (Gage Skidmore via Flickr [cropped from original])

POTUS gripes to British tabloid that the Trump Baby blimp bobbing over London makes him feel “unwelcome”

Free to strip again: Ohio prosecutors drop all charges one day after cops arrested Stormy Daniels for allegedly rubbing her boobs in their faces

Patreon suspends adult content creators and erotic artists for “implied nudity”

Ken White, a.k.a. “Popehat,” reviews SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s First Amendment cases, concluding Trump’s pick is “strongly protective of free speech rights”

Man captured on video harassing woman over her Puerto Rico shirt is arrested on felony hate-crime charge

Critics slam American Library Association’s new policy allowing hate groups to meet at public libraries

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“One Man’s Vulgarity”: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) issues report on censorship of art on college campuses

See Also:
“First Amendment Today, July 12, 2018: Sacha Baron Cohen Punks Sarah Palin; Melania Trump Has a Body Double; and…Stormy Daniels Arrested!”

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Stephen Lemons is an award-winning investigative journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering everything from government corruption to white-supremacist gangs. In addition to Front Page Confidential, his work has appeared in Phoenix New Times, the Los Angeles Times,, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report magazine.

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