The Supreme Court Declines to Consider Price v. Chicago

On July 2, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in the case of Price v. City of Chicago, although Justice Thomas would have granted the petition. The American Constitutional Rights Union, joined by Students for Life in America, filed an amicus brief in support of the Petitioners, who were challenging the constitutionality of a Chicago ordinance limiting the speech rights of anti-abortion protesters.

New York City Will Fine You for Saying ‘Illegal Alien.’ That’s an Assault on the Constitution.

10/3: The propaganda, surveillance, and censorship of Big Brother in George Orwell’s novel “1984” has now arrived in New York.

New York Continues to Obstruct ICE with Proposed Fines

9/29: New York City's Commission on Human Rights is suggesting that there should be $250,000 fines for using terms like "illegal alien" or threatening to call ICE.

On Constitution Day, We Must Fight Social Media Censorship

9/17: ACRU Senior Fellow Kerri Toloczko honors Constitution Day by explaining how Founding Father Benjamin Franklin would react to the Left's current attempts at censorship in social media.

Spakovsky: Democrats Try to Use the FEC Against Free Speech

9/12: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky reports on how Democratic Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ellen Weintraub is planning to use the board's regulatory power to hamper free speech from Republicans.

The American Civil Rights Union Urges the Supreme Court to Protect Free Speech by Overturning Hill v. Colorado

7/11: The American Civil Rights Union has filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in Price v. Chicago, encouraging the Court to agree to take the case.

Klukowski: SCOTUS Rules First Amendment Doesn't Apply to Public Access Channel

6/19: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Supreme Court's closely divided ruling that a privately owned public access TV station was not subject to First Amendment requirements.

Spakovsky: Twitter’s Initial Classification of ‘Illegal Alien,’ ‘Criminal Alien’ as Hateful Shows Social Media’s Censorship Potential

9/18: Talking about sanctuary cities and the safe haven they provide for criminal aliens or talking about the often-violent crimes committed by illegal aliens is unacceptable in the eyes of the Twitter censors.

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