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Religious Freedom
Protecting Religious Freedom Has a Domino Effect

The recent death of a turbaned Sikh law enforcement officer sparks conversation over the fact that some members of minority religious communities are still forced to decide between serving their country and honoring their religious identities.
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Internet Feature
Former Sex Offenders Can Proceed with Lawsuit Challenging Restrictions on Internet Use

A group of former sex offenders may continue with their lawsuit, challenging the constitutionality of the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC’s) restrictive policy on internet access for those convicted of sex crimes.
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Microphone
Funny or Not, Speech is Still Free

The joke is on you, because that’s how the First Amendment works.
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