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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Are there limits to free speech?” Throughout the program, representatives from the Newseum Institute’s…

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    David Hudson on Limits to Free Speech

    David Hudson, ombudsman with the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center, spoke by phone about the limitations to the First Amendment’s protections for freedom of speech.

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    Jordan Sekulow on Johnson Amendment

    Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice, spoke by phone about his organization’s calls to repeal the Johnson Amendment, is a U.S. tax code provision…

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    Matthew Bulger on the Johnson Amendment

    American Humanist Association Legislative Director Matthew Bulger spoke by phone about his organization’s opposition to repealing the Johnson Amendment, a U.S. tax code provision that bars…

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    Timothy Sands on College Campus Freedom of Speech

    Virginia Tech University President Timothy Sands spoke via Skype about free speech on college campuses.

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    Stanley Krutz on Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

    The Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Stanley Kurtz spoke via Skype about freedom of speech on college campuses.

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    Freedom of Speech and the Trump Administration

    Fleming Rose, Robert Corn-Revere, and Francis Buckley talked about free speech in the Trump administration following the president’s reaction to protests at the University of California,…

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    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, a case testing whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press in covering the White House and Washington, D.C.. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump administration press secretary Sean Spicer in which he…

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    Campus Politics

    Professor Jonathan Zimmerman talked about his book Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know, about increasing pressure to curtail free speech on college campuses across the country.…

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    Freedom of Speech

    Flemming Rose and Nick Gillespie talked about the state of First Amendment protections following the 2016 presidential campaign, as well as the role social media plays in limiting free…

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    Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Senator Sasse

    Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) talked about his views on the U.S. Constitution and how they relate to the scope and size of government. Topics included the importance of civic education and of the First Amendment.…

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    Boycotts of Businesses

    Kate Taylor, Business Insider retail reporter, spoke by phone about calls to boycott businesses whose executives had endorsed candidates.

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, divided between those in support or opposed, were open for viewer comments on the question: “Would you boycott a company for political…

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    The Politics of Freedom of Expression

    Professor Mark Richards talked about his book, The Politics of Freedom of Expression: The Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, about how the U.S. Supreme Court has approached and decided on…

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    Jihad Dhiab v. Barack Obama Oral Argument

    A three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in a dispute between the media and the Obama administration. The Associated Press and 15 other media organizations were…

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    Free Speech on College Campuses

    Law professors talked about the Constitution and free speech on college campuses. “The Constitution on Campus: The Contested Boundaries of Free Speech” was a George Washington University…

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    Prayer in Public Schools

    Eric Buehrer talked about religious liberty in public schools. Mr. Buehrer cited existing Department of Education guidelines on protecting students' and educators' religious freedom under…

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    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, docket number 14-915, a case that could end the practice of nonunion public employees paying fees to…

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