First Amendment Today, June 1, 2018: Samantha Bee and the C-Word, and…Build Your Own Glock!

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Samantha Bee, host of Full Frontal on TBS, calls Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt”; backlash ensues; Bee and TBS apologize

Photo of comedian Samantha Bee seated on a couch, one hand under her chin
Droppin’ c-bombs like Nagasaki: Samantha Bee, host of Full Frontal on TBS (Neil Grabowsky/Montclair Film via Flickr)

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders labels Bee’s verbal assault “vile and vicious”

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Speaking of “vile and vicious”: Daily Beast reporter Scott Bixby points out that Donald Trump has dropped the c-bomb on women more than once

Think Progress scored a video of Trump casually using the word during a Friars Club roast in 2004

Autotrader and State Farm pull ads from Bee’s show amid c-word kerfuffle

Photo of wall graffiti featuring the word 'cunt'
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“I wasn’t going to get an Emmy anyway”: Roseanne co-star John Goodman shrugs off show’s cancellation

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Utah cheerleader’s dad files suit after high-school kicks her off the squad for singing along, off campus, to rapper Big Sean’s “I Don’t Fuck with You”

How to legally build your own 9mm Glock 17 from scratch: Reason.com celebrates the First Amendment by making a point about the Second

See Also:
“First Amendment Today, May 31, 2018: Rudy Giuliani Gets B-Day Bronx Cheer, Satanic Temple Puts Legal Hex on Twitter, Gay Valedictorian Makes Himself Heard”

Sick of all the McCain worship? Here’s FPC‘s prescription:
“The Stains of John McCain: A Front Page Confidential Special Report by Stephen Lemons”

About Stephen Lemons

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, Salon.com, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report magazine.

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