First Amendment Today, May 9, 2018: Animal House at Syracuse; the Intellectual Dark Web; Cops Cordon Off PETA

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Meta-protest! PETA cries First Amendment foul after cops in upstate New York cordon off circus-elephant demonstration

Dramatically lit color photo of a line of performing circus elephants standing on their hind legs with with their front feet on the back of the elephant ahead of them
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Google bans ads from bail-bond companies

Dramatically lit color photo of a bail-bonds storefront whose door is propped open with a large water cooler jug
(Daniel Schwen via Wikimedia Commons)

Syracuse University evicts frat — and fires adjunct professor! — over satirical videos

Texas school district suspends lesbian teacher for promoting “homosexual agenda”

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Anti-death penalty Arkansas judge invokes First Amendment in suit against state supreme court that barred him from capital cases

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New York Times columnist Bari Weiss plumbs the “Intellectual Dark Web”

Did “free speech warriors” make America safe for white supremacists?

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See also:
“First Amendment Today, May 8, 2018: Kanye Is a ‘Useful Idiot’; Anti-Abortion Protests Spike; ‘Real Indian’ Calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Fake Indian’”

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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