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Freedom Of Speech

Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)

Silenced Lawmaker Gets Huge Outpouring Of Support

“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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)

Office Defends Censorship: ‘Context’ Was Problem With Rep’s Use Of ‘V-Word’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012

Michigan Rep. Censored For Use Of ‘V-Word’

A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Terry Jones is seen outside Dearborn City Hall (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Terry Jones Sues Dearborn Over Pre-Protest Letter

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012

Rev. Terry Jones taken into custody after refusing to pay a $1 bond set by Dearborn judge in 'Peace Bond' case. (WWJ's Mike Campbell)

Pastor Jones Returns To Protest

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2011

Bill of Rights: First Amendment Wall (iStock Photo)

ACLU Supports Pastor’s Right Of Free Speech

The American Civil Liberties Union says the Rev. Terry Jones has the US Constitution on his side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2011

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