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ACLU warns Burlington police

ACLU warns Burlington police

Meg Trogolo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

ACLU of Vermont is claiming Burlington police violated the First Amendment when they arrested multiple people of color. An Aug. 23 letter from ACLU of Vermont states cases in which boys and men of color were charged with disorderly conduct for what ACLU calls protected speech. The letter was sent ...

Conflict between religion and the First Amendment

Conflict between religion and the First Amendment

James Simpson

September 13, 2017

The issue of gay rights is once again before the Supreme Court. Next month, the justices will hear arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on whether or not those in the wedding service industry may refuse to service same-sex weddings on the grounds of religious libert...

Colleges must stand for free speech

Colleges must stand for free speech

Kate Lipman

April 16, 2017

Middlebury College recently received author Charles Murray to speak at an event hosted by a student group and co-sponsored by the school’s political science department. I had never heard of Murray before the event became a national news story; he is a conservative author and social scient...

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