Following a widespread tide of denouncements of anti-BDS legislation, objections to the state laws have now moved into the purview of federal courts. The ACLU recently filed separate First Amendment challenges against bills in Kansas and Arizona, alleging that they prohibit political expression and association and engage in speaker-based discrimination.
If a recent policy change is not reversed, art by Guantanamo detainees may be permanently removed from public view when John Jay College’s exhibition closes next week.
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.
A library in Temple, Texas was criticized for highlighting LGBT-themed books during June 2017’s celebration of Pride Month and equal space was demanded for anti-LGBT material.
With a Texas school board set to meet on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to determine the fate of an acclaimed young adult novel in district libraries, a local teenager has emerged as a vital voice for freedom of inquiry and expression.