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How group led to ‘free speech booth’ at St. Louis airport

Tucked near a rarely used escalator in Terminal 1 at St. Louis Lambert International Airport is a blue sign that hangs over a nondescript stand announcing in all caps the spot’s purpose: FREE SPEECH BOOTH. Underneath the sign on a ...

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How group led to ‘free speech booth’ at St. Louis airport

Tucked near a rarely used escalator in Terminal 1 at St. Louis Lambert International Airport is a blue sign that hangs over a nondescript stand announcing in all caps the spot’s purpose: FREE SPEECH BOOTH. Underneath the sign on a ...

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Constitutional Law: Free Speech-Liquor Control Laws-Prohibition on Retail Advertising

The state of Missouri appealed from the judgment of the district court, which ruled that provisions of the state’s liquor control law that prohibited alcohol producers and distributors from retail advertising were unconstitutional as violative of their First Amendment free-speech ...

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Facebook threats go to high court in free-speech case

Anthony Elonis went to prison after writing Facebook messages suggesting he might kill his wife. Now his case is before the U.S. Supreme Court, which will consider for the first time how free-speech rights apply on social media.

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Commentary: Is someone’s abortion someone else’s free speech?

The justices have to decide whether Massachusetts may block anyone from gathering within a 35-foot “buffer zone” outside abortion clinics. If the regulation is found “content-neutral” and narrowly tailored to protect the exercise of the constitutional right to abortion, it will survive. If not, an increasingly pro-free-speech court may strike it down.

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