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#FREEAUSTINTICE

Austin Tice, free press

August 14, 2019 marks seven years since American journalist Austin Tice went missing in Syria.
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Countering Conspiracy Theories with Critical Thinking

Online, Laptop

Conspiracy theories are growing, alongside their consequences, but it is possible to help limit their spread and harmful effects.
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Are Religious People Really Ignorant About Religion?

People Praying

The answer to that question depends entirely on what we think it means to know about religion.
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Then and Now, Flag Burner Benefits From 1989 First Amendment Ruling

United States Flag

Thirty years ago, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark free speech decision, ruling that burning the U.S. flag was a form of “expressive conduct.”
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When Is a Religious Symbol Not a Religious Symbol?

Religions

The Supreme Court case that explores whether courts or government agencies are competent to adjudicate what is religious and what is not.
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We Once Went “MAD” for the Magazine — and It Was Fun and Funny

MAD Magazine, Mascot

The world is soon going to be a little bit less MAD — and the poorer for it.
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Lessons from Brooklyn

America, Flag, U.S.

To have equity for people of all religions and none, we must guarantee fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all — not just for the people who look like us and believe the same things we do.
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#DefendPressFreedom campaign launched ahead of midterm elections

RSF, Reporters Without Borders, Vote

The Freedom Forum Institute and the Newseum have joined Reporters Without Borders in a campaign to encourage voters to ask their congressional candidates where they stand on press freedom.
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Can Brennan make a First Amendment case? Yes, to ‘us’

Speech Religion Newseum

Our freedom of speech is most protected when we chose to speak out on matters of public concern.
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