First Five Newsletter: October 17, 2019

First Five

Facebook’s political advertisement policies, assaulting journalists a federal crime and more.
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First Five Newsletter: October 10, 2019

First Five

Honoring religious identity, National Newspaper Week, upcoming Religious Freedom Center programs and more
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Protecting Religious Freedom Has a Domino Effect

Religious Freedom

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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First Five Newsletter: October 3, 2019

First Five

Comedy and free speech, religious freedom and LGBTQ rights in the courts, First Amendment commentary by Donald Trump Jr. and more.
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First Five Newsletter: September 26, 2019

First Five

Student’s free speech rights, Facebook’s Supreme Court, fighting online extremism and more.
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Long Before Trump Complained About Libel Laws, President Teddy Roosevelt Was Sued for Libel

Gavel Feature

President Trump has said the nation’s libel laws need to be “opened up” to make it easier for public officials like himself to undertake libel lawsuits, though it did not keep him from criticizing his enemies or attacking libel laws since then.
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First Five Newsletter: September 19, 2019

First Five

First Amendment protecting artificial intelligence, identity protection, religious freedom events and more!
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Federal Appeals Court Rules County Commissioners’ Prayer Practice Unconstitutional

Court

A recent court case determined the practice of invocational prayer that traditionally preceded the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners meetings “had run afoul of the Establishment Clause.”
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First Five Newsletter: September 12, 2019

First Five

Restricted First Amendment freedoms, Snapchat’s 2020 debate accounts, cancel culture and more.
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First Five Newsletter: September 5, 2019

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Attempts to hinder First Amendment rights, Google’s big fine, social media’s misinformation origin and more.
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