A 27-year-old apologizes for the massacre led by his grandfather.
"Americans don't need a permission slip to speak in front of city hall. The First Amendment is their permission slip," said one attorney involved in the case.
As with other cases in recent months, Georgia law enforcement has used specious classifications to charge nonviolent protesters with domestic terrorism.
Even taking all the money from every billionaire wouldn't cover our coming bankruptcy.
Sexual minorities aren't the only ones who love to wave identity flags.
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"If you don't trust central authority, then you should see this immediately as something that is very problematic," says the Florida governor.
Politics ruin everything, including the criminal justice system.
Just days after the release of an autopsy showing an activist may not have fired on officers before being shot to death, police arrested activists for putting flyers on mailboxes.
A Texas jury unanimously rejected Perry’s assertion that Garrett Foster pointed a rifle at him.
Morgan Bettinger might sue the University of Virginia for violating her First Amendment rights.
Morgan Bettinger was accused on social media of telling protesters they would make good "speed bumps." It was more than a year before investigations cleared her.
"Christian libertarians" Bayard Rustin and David Dellinger challenged state power and ended up leading the civil rights movement and anti-Vietnam War protests.
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Opponents of the proposed reforms are right that unlimited majority rule is a recipe for tyranny.
"I pray wherever I go, inside my head, for the people around me," said one priest. "How can it be a crime for a priest to pray?"
Out of 19 suspects arrested on terrorism charges, at least nine are accused of nothing more serious than trespassing.
The Supreme Court's Dobbs decision gives states the ability to prohibit abortion. For a lot of pro-lifers, this highlights how much persuading they still have to do.
Intelligence-gathering “fusion centers” repeatedly abuse civil liberties without making us safer.
"When it comes to problems happening in America, [the NBA is] the first organization saying, 'This is wrong,'" says the former professional basketball player. But then they're silent for victims of torture.
Standing with blank pages in hand, the protesters' goal is to make manifest the implied violence that authoritarian states use to keep order.
A surveillance state is no less tyrannical when the snoops really believe it's for your own protection.
Unfortunately, the reality is something far more sinister.
Twenty-five people have died this month amid nationwide protests.
Given the harms caused, lessons should be learned from China’s people, not its government.
Too many Western governments want to follow in the footsteps of authoritarians when it comes to tech privacy.
The president has urged the Chinese government to respect the rights of anti-lockdown demonstrators. He actively encouraged the Canadian government to end the trucker protests.
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While Biden's mass pardons for those with low-level marijuana possession convictions were greeted with cautious optimism, protesters expressed frustration over Biden's lack of action to actually release those imprisoned for nonviolent drug crimes.
After a month of tear gas and beatings and gunfire, Iranians may not be convinced to move on so easily.
This time could really be different.
"Committing vandalism by soup to send a message about climate change may be 'expressive,' but attempting to destroy someone else's work of art crosses moral and legal boundaries."
An officer used an anonymous account to lash out at police protesters (and a Reason post). He was uncovered and fired.
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Anti-royalists are facing fines and jail sentences for disrupting ceremonial events