Free Speech

UK government threatens to shut down Guardian over Snowden leaks

Thursday, March 27, 2014
By Paul Martin 27 March 2014 The British government threatened to close The Guardian newspaper if it kept printing Edward Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance involving the National Security Agency (NSA) in the United States and the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in the UK, the paper’s deputy editor Paul Johnson said at the Radiodays Europe conference.... »

Exclusive: John Cornyn Rips Chuck Schumer’s Media ‘Shield Law’

Thursday, March 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Matthew Boyle 26 Mar 2014 The number two Republican in the Senate is lambasting a media “shield law” proposed by New York Democrat Sen. Chuck Schumer, potentially imperiling its shot at passage. “This is a bad idea and one whose time has not come,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the Senate minority whip,... »

Feinstein’s Bill to Kill Free Speech of Independent Journalists ‘Has Votes’ to Pass Senate

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

Nick Bernabe Activist Tuesday, March 25, 2014 After fending off numerous attacks on the freedom of the internet last year, activists and independent journalists alike are now facing another hurdle that flies in the face of freedom of the press, the “Journalist Shield Law“. Although the bill is being sold by the Obama... »

Cass Sunstein: Truth is a Disease

Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Prospect of millions of Americans awake and questioning government is worrisome for the state Kurt Nimmo March 22, 2014 In his latest foray in defense of the many lies of the state, former Obama administration bureaucrat Cass Sunstein compares disbelief to a destructive contagion. He insists there is a “close relationship between conspiracy... »

Senate Has Votes to Pass Law Shielding Corporate Journalists

Friday, March 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

Legislation may soon put damper on alternative media Kurt Nimmo March 21, 2014 New Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer said today the Senate has the votes to pass a bill that will protect corporate journalists from court issued demands to reveal their sources. The White House, Democrats and Independents and five Republicans in the... »

NSA Chief Pushes Legislation To Stifle The First Amendment

Thursday, March 6, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Mike Krieger 03/05/2014 General Keith Alexander, who has furiously denounced the Snowden revelations, said at a Tuesday cybersecurity panel that unspecified “headway” on what he termed “media leaks” was forthcoming in the next several weeks, possibly to include “media leaks legislation.” Alexander genuinely thinks that intelligence officials know best, and should not... »

Facebook has agreed to block gun sales on the social media site

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Daniel Terrill 3/05/14 Facebook announced today that it will block private sellers from buying and selling guns on the website. “We will not permit people to post offers to sell regulated items that indicate a willingness to evade or help others evade the law,” said Monika Bickert, Facebook’s Head of Global Policy... »

Video: Bloomberg Wants To Ban Free Speech On Facebook

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Paul Martin March 5, 2014 The statistics from all over the world are very clear: more guns equal less crime. Areas with higher gun ownership have lower crime rates, whereas cities such as Chicago and Washington, D.C., which have effectively banned the Second Amendment, are exploding in violence. But the elite aren’t interested in facts... »

Majority Balk At Idea Of Government Policing The News

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

But a sizeable portion are not fazed at threat to freedom of the press Steve Watson February 25, 2014 A large majority of Americans stand in line with the First Amendment, saying that it is not the role of the government to monitor the output of news organisations. However, according to a new... »

FCC Commissioner: Journalists Worried About Government Coercion

Friday, February 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

‘News police’ plan making reporters nervous Paul Joseph Watson Prison February 21, 2014 Journalists and news industry leaders are worried about being subjected to government coercion according to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, who blew the whistle on a White House plan to place spies in the newsroom. Appearing on Fox News’ On the... »

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