A year into one the most divisive presidencies Americans have seen in their lifetimes, free speech is in crisis. NCAC’s Director of Programs looks at the most representative issues affecting artistic freedom in the first year of the Trump administration.
The Masterpiece Cake case that is currently before the Supreme Court is not about speech–it is about conduct. The First Amendment protects the baker’s right to condemn gay marriage, but it does not exempt him from obeying otherwise valid and neutral business regulations that require that he treat his customers equally.
The Florida Education Defenders offer guidance, support and resources for those who support the rights of Florida students to read, learn and express themselves freely.
If you are embroiled in a censorship controversy, this is the resource for you. NCAC’s action kit offers practical advise for understanding, addressing and fighting censorship incidents.
NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently sparked controversy by kneeling during the pregame playing of the national anthem in order to protest police shootings of African-Americans. His protest sparked somewhat of a movement among students.