In the past week, at least three members of the press have been arrested by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies while documenting demonstrations throughout the city.
Tag: first amendment
Just because we’re learning, that doesn’t mean we’re not legit.
People have different definitions of hate speech, which makes it hard to identify and harder to punish.
Associated Students Inc.’s resolution against hate speech faced backlash this week as some senators claim it was “whitewashed.” The intent of the resolution is to let students know ASI recognizes the hate crimes that have happened on campus and the impact hate crimes have on students of color. Such incidents[Read More…]
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press….” There’s a reason this is the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights. In our society, the ability to speak your mind, or your[Read More…]
Black chairs filled the University Student Union ballrooms Wednesday night, but only half of the seats were filled. Meanwhile, a group of panelists sat facing the crowd and addressed one of the hottest topics on campus today — free speech. The First Amendment panel took place Nov. 1 and was[Read More…]
In the wake of death threats made to La Raza Student Association last weekend on Facebook, President Jane Close Conoley sent out an email en masse Wednesday to the student body in order to address student concerns and confirm the involvement of the FBI in the ongoing case. “This is[Read More…]