Category - Free Speech News

Sioux Renewable Energy Confronts the Dakota Access Pipeline
White House Correspondents Win Freedom of Speech Award
Al-Jazeera News Network Is Facing Its Final Sign Off
Chinese Student Takes Heat for Defending Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Speech Will Get You Fired
VP Mike Pence Sends Freedom of Speech Message to Notre Dame
Taking Your Privacy to Market
Bad Information
First Amendment Will Not Defend President Trump
Canada to Criminalize Islamophobia

Sioux Renewable Energy Confronts the Dakota Access Pipeline

Protestors remain stationed at various points across the four-state pipeline, but their efforts to halt construction were ultimately rendered ineffective by developers and federal bureaucracy. The Dakota Access Pipeline was completed in April and went into commercial operation on June 1, 2017. The communal investment in renewable energy intends to be a direct confrontation to the Dakota Access Pipeline, and others like it.

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Canada to Criminalize Islamophobia

M-103, also known as the “Islamophobia blasphemy law,” is the first and only Canadian law that would treat Islamophobia as a punishable hate crime. Concerned Canadians take issue with the fact that Islamophobia is not clearly defined and, at this point, covers all insults or offenses against Muslims. Under the new motion, being critical of Islam in any way could lead to criminal charges.

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