Free Speech
2 weeks ago
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First Amendment backers see free speech fading at colleges

Many First Amendment defenders worry free speech is fading as a priority among today's college students.
Burgaw Police Department
1 month ago
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Street preacher files lawsuit against Town of Burgaw, police chief

A lawsuit has been filed by a street preacher who was cited during the 2016 NC Blueberry Festival violating a Burgaw town ordinance.
1 month ago
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North Carolina legislators back to work after Easter break

The North Carolina General Assembly is diving back into work following an Easter break and ahead of a key self-imposed deadline designed to separate what lawmakers consider the best policy measures from the duds.
7 months ago
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East Carolina University faculty supports band protests

The faculty senate at East Carolina University is supporting students' free speech rights after a protest in which some band members knelt during the national anthem at a football game.
2 years ago
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Wilmington man accused of giving KKK fliers to minorities in Vermont arraigned

A white man accused of distributing Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers to two members of a Vermont city's small minority community has pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct charges.
Jacksonville to revise rules after abortion foes sue
5 years ago
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Jacksonville to revise rules after abortion foes sue

A federal judge is approving a settlement after anti-abortion protesters claimed a Jacksonville city ordinance violates free-speech rights by giving police too much leeway in deciding where and when demonstrations are allowed.