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A Michigan company is suing a woman for $25,000 after she left them a bad Yelp review

An air conditioning company has accused a woman of publishing "false and defamatory statements" that cost the business at least six customers per day.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she has the right to block critics on social media — a court ruling against Trump suggests she might not

There are First Amendment implications when lawmakers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Donald Trump block critics on social media.
US currency still has "In God we trust" printed on it.

A new law requires public schools in South Dakota to write ‘In God We Trust’ in large type and display the message in ‘prominentR...

The same bill has also been passed in 10 other states in 2019. Those who oppose the law says it goes against the First Amendment.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at an April press conference in Queens, New York.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blocked a conservative news outlet on Twitter, and legal experts say that could be unconstitutional

"When you use a social media account in a way that makes it like a virtual town, you can't kick people out of that town hall," one expert told INSIDER.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.

NASA’s administrator lavishly praised an influential Evangelical ministry during its $10,000-a-table fundraiser. Some experts say his speech vio...

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine spoke at a Capitol Ministries fundraiser in February. Experts say he may have broken federal ethics rules.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen as he leaves a police station in London on April 11, 2019.

The DOJ’s indictment of Julian Assange ignited a fierce debate between First Amendment advocates and national-security experts, and it’s a...

First Amendment advocates say the indictment spells trouble for journalists in the US and abroad. But national-security experts disagree.

President Trump has personally blocked his critics on Twitter and a federal appeals court is deciding if that violates the First Amendment

A federal appeals court in New York City is mulling over whether President Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks his critics on Twitter.
Meek Mill, Chance the Rapper, Killer Mike, and other prominent rappers joined a legal brief urging the Supreme Court to take up a case about whether violent rap lyrics are protected speech.

Meek Mill, Chance the Rapper, Killer Mike, and 21 Savage just explained the history of rap music to the US Supreme Court in a legal brief

The rappers urged the justices to take up a case involving Jamal Knox, who was imprisoned for threatening police officers in his rap lyrics.
Supporters rally in the US at the border wall.

An Arizona politician wants to fund the border wall by levying a tax on citizens who watch pornography

Free speech advocates argue, however, that taxing content protected by the First Amendment is unconstitutional.
Comedian Michelle Wolf performs at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington on April 28, 2018.

The next White House Correspondents’ Dinner may look more like a lecture with presidential biographer slated as keynote speaker and Michelle Wol...

For the first time in over three decades a comedian will not be headlining the White House Correspondent's Dinner.