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American Thinker disables its comment section

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7:00pm 1/15/2021 at 7:00pm
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The demise of comment sections has been happening for a decade.

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Biden To Nominate Anti-2A, Pro-Abortion Extremist Xavier Becerra For HHS Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2020 at 6:00pm 12/7/2020 at 6:00pm
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Former vice president Joe Biden’s calls for “unity” in the wake of the still unresolved 2020 presidential election are being met with growing skepticism due to his decidedly divisive staffing and cabinet picks.

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Big Student Free Speech Victory in 5th Circuit Against U Texas Speech Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7:30pm 10/29/2020 at 7:30pm
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In a victory for campus free speech at the University of Texas, with national implications, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just issued its decision in favor of plaintiff Speech First, Inc.

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Legal Insurrection and Judicial Watch investigate attacks on UCF Prof. Charles Negy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 4:30pm 9/16/2020 at 4:30pm
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Charles Negy is the University of Central Florida professor who found himself in the crosshairs of online and street mobs demanding his termination after early June 2020 tweets disputing the concept of “systemic racism” and asserting that “black privilege is real.”
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Court: Sarah Palin libel lawsuit against NY Times to go to trial

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2020 at 9:05pm 8/28/2020 at 9:05pm
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The last we checked in on Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the NY Times over a false editorial blaming an electoral map used by Palin for the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords by Jared Loughner. As we reported at the time of the shooting, there was no connection, it was a...

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The administrative torment of UCF Prof. Charles Negy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 9:30pm 8/16/2020 at 9:30pm
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I had heard of Charles Negy, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Florida (UCF). What I heard seemed like a particularly egregious example of cancel culture that is purging academia and imposing uniformity of opinion, particularly with regard to the Black Lives Matter movement. Having looked into it more,...

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Pro-Trump Women’s Group Sues To Paint Own Motto On Street Since NYC Painted “Black Lives Matter”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 9:00pm 7/26/2020 at 9:00pm
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, to much fanfare and hoopla, instructed city government to paint on the street outside Trump Tower the words “Black Lives Matter.” He even assisted in the painting (see Featured Image above, via YouTube]

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Nicholas Sandmann settles lawsuit against The Washington Post

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11:12am 7/24/2020 at 11:12am
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Nicholas Sandmann has sued several major media outlets over reporting on the incident in which a Native American activist confronted Sandmann.

We previously reported that CNN settled with Sandmann.

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Federal Appeals Court Bars Kentucky From Banning Drive-Up Church Services

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 5:30pm 5/3/2020 at 5:30pm
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We have followed several court cases involving bans on drive-in church services, including on in Louisville, Kentucky, and another in Greenville, Mississippi. We addressed likely litigation in the age of pandemic at our April 26, 2020, live event, Constitutional Rights in the Age of Government Overreach.

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Federal Appeals Court dismisses PragerU suit against Google, rules YouTube is not a ‘public forum’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00pm 2/28/2020 at 5:00pm
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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court dismissal of Prager University’s lawsuit against Google regarding restrictions placed on Prager U videos on YouTube, which is owned by Google.

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UConn Students Arrested for Racial Slur Last Year Now Suing School on First Amendment Grounds

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:00am 1/15/2020 at 8:00am

This was crazy. If you’re not familiar, read the full back story here.

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UConn students arrested in racial slur case sue university on First Amendment grounds

Two UConn students arrested last year for repeatedly shouting a racial slur outside an on-campus apartment building are suing the university, its president and...

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CNN Settles Nick Sandmann Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 3:29pm 1/7/2020 at 3:29pm
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CNN has settled the lawsuit brought by Nicholas Sandmann over coverage of the incident in which Sandmann falsely was accused of trying to intimidate a Native American activist, according to local TV reports. Sandmann filed lawsuits against CNN, The Washington Post, and NBC. Initially the lawsuits were dismissed, but recently a...

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All three Nicholas Sandmann lawsuits to go forward — WaPo, CNN, NBC

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 22, 2019 at 9:25pm 11/22/2019 at 9:25pm
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On October 28, 2019, we reported on a stunning development in Nicholas Sandmann’s previously dismissed lawsuit against The Washington Post, Judge Reopens Nicholas Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post.

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Sarah Palin suit against NY Times still alive: Appeals Court denies Rehearing of Order reinstating case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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When we last checked in Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against the New York Time over false claims that Palin’s 2011 electoral map was connected to the shooting of then congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the lawsuit had been reinstated by a panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, after a trial...

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Judge Reopens Nicholas Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 28, 2019 at 6:36pm 10/28/2019 at 6:36pm
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In late July 2019, a federal district Judge in the Eastern District of Kentucky dismissed the lawsuit by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann against The Washington Post.

For background on the dismissal and the underlying legal issues, see our post, Nicholas Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post DISMISSED.

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Word Crime: Two UConn Students Arrested For Saying Racial Slurs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:00am 10/23/2019 at 7:00am

Two students from the University of Connecticut are currently under arrest because they used racial slurs. That may be tasteless and inappropriate, but at the end of the day, they’re just words.

These students were arrested for saying words.

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Protect your rights against those claiming a crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 9:30pm 8/7/2019 at 9:30pm
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Every time I think the media-Democrat frenzy could not get any more frenzied, it gets more frenzied.

How seamlessly they have transitioned from almost three years of Russia-collusion-mania to the current frenzy claiming that anyone and everyone who supports Donald Trump is a white supremacist.

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