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Educators Celebrate as Judge Strikes Down New Hampshire ‘Banned Concepts’ Law

Children in a classroom. Photo by Brianne Miller from Flickr on April 20, 2012. By Brett Wilkins / Common Dreams Education and free speech advocates cheered Tuesday’s federal court ruling striking down New Hampshire’s classroom censorship law, one of several so-called “white discomfort” bills passed in Republican-controlled states in recent years.  U.S. District Judge Paul […]

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ACLU Slams House for Latest Plan to Ban TikTok and Stifle Free Speech

By American Civil Liberties Union WASHINGTON — The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced it would be voting on a bill this Thursday that would effectively ban TikTok in the United States. This bill, which was introduced by Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), would violate the First Amendment rights of hundreds of millions […]