First Five Newsletter: November 21, 2019

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Limits to free speech, Trump’s attacking tweets, artificial intelligence-powered software and more.
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First Five Newsletter: November 14, 2019

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A university’s apology piece, Twitter’s new rules, John Oliver on SLAPP suits and more.
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First Five Newsletter: November 7, 2019

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Teacher led prayer in schools, “cancel culture,” Religious Freedom Center graduate intensive course and more.
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Teacher-led Prayer: Unconstitutional but Appropriate?

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Teachers should help students understand why religious freedom protections — like the prohibition against teacher-led prayer — benefit people of all religions and none.
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Freedom of Religion and Worshiping in Texas Prisons Brown v. Collier (2019)

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Muslim inmates who were previously allowed to participate in group worship under indirect supervision must now await volunteers to facilitate directly supervised religious gatherings.
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First Five Newsletter: October 31, 2019

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First Amendment poll, Facebook’s political ad policy, YouTube’s extremist content and more.
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How Not to Protect Religious Freedom: The Strange Case of the Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule on the Religious Exemption

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OFCCP’s proposed rule’s harmful and unnecessary expansion of the existing religious exemption for employers endangers the religious freedom and civil rights of employees across the nation.
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First Five Newsletter: October 24, 2019

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Facebook’s plan for the 2020 election, space in newspapers for political candidates deemed unconstitutional and more.
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It’s time Americans stepped up and learned about the First Amendment

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Increasingly battered and misunderstood, the First Amendment needs all the support it can get as divisive politics and advancing technologies drag us in new directions.
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First Five Newsletter: October 17, 2019

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Facebook’s political advertisement policies, assaulting journalists a federal crime and more.
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