Category - Free Speech News

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