Author: Gene Policinski
Policinski: Mandating free speech on campus could have opposite effect of government surveillance and review
A Growing List: 2019 Threats to First Amendment Freedoms
Policinski: Make the web a better place, but guard against government censorship
Policinski: We should protest proposed restrictions on White House protests
Gene Policinski: Corrections should be seen as good things, not weapons for critics
Policinski: Ultimate response in defense of a free press is the work that simply proves the critics wrong
What's the 'true threat' to American journalism and democracy?
Gene Policinski: An ongoing outrage, a tragedy -- and a puzzling farce
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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
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