Freedom Of Speech
A federal appeals court has agreed to take another look at a First Amendment claim made by Christian evangelists who were told to leave an Arab-American street festival or be ticketed by police in Dearborn.
“They want to silence women on it. I absolutely think this is about a war on women, ” said State Rep. Lisa Brown, who was barred from speaking in the Michigan House after using the word “vagina” during a debate over anti-abortion legislation.
The Speaker of the House’s office is defending the decision to reprimanded a state lawmaker who said “vagina” during a discussion on the House floor.
A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.
A Florida minister whose rhetoric against Muslims has inflamed anti-Western sentiment in Afghanistan has sued the City of Dearborn, saying it is violating his free speech rights by asking him to sign an agreement before a planned protest outside a mosque.
A week after a court order shuts down a Controversial Florida Pastor’s protest at a Dearborn mosque he returns, with a protest scheduled for Friday night.
The American Civil Liberties Union says the Rev. Terry Jones has the US Constitution on his side.