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More photog false arrests

By William R. Toler The last time I checked, photography was not a crime. But a rash of arrests this year would seem to suggest otherwise. We’ve already introduced you to the work of Carlos Miller who has documented an … Continue reading

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Free speech updates

The First Amendment still exists in eastern North Carolina…for now. The following reports come from WCTI-12. Last week, District Attorney Dewey Hudson announced that Lacy Phipps could not be charged with anything for his display of local and state justice … Continue reading

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Scholar’s arrest about speech, not race

By Corey Friedman Henry Louis Gates’ civil rights weren’t violated. His constitutional rights, however, were thrashed. The prominent Harvard professor, an African-American who was confronted by a white police officer after forcing open the door to his own Cambridge, Mass., … Continue reading

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Area students denied rights

By William R. Toler Eastern North Carolina school systems have been in blatent violation of fundamental rights recently and they seem to be getting away with it. CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLS Adrian Solomon, a student at West Craven High School (my … Continue reading

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