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Medical cannabis advocate arrested

By William R. Toler Medical cannabis activist Robert Dorr wanted to get arrested. Wednesday night, he got his wish. His brother tells the Independent Register that Dorr was arrested Wednesday evening and is, at the time of this writing, in … Continue reading

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Learn, teach the Constitution’s message of freedom

By Corey Friedman A senseless act of terror that killed three people and injured more than 250 others could lead to limits on individual rights that make the “land of the free” less so. A survey gauging Americans’ awareness of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court sets up speech zone

By William R. Toler In a somewhat surpising move, the “High Court” made a decision that would have the justices of the 60s choking on their robes: protests are now banned on Court property. An addition was made to the … Continue reading

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Reporter arrest at NAACP protest raises questions

By Corey Friedman Police raised thorny legal questions this week when they arrested a newspaper reporter covering an NAACP-led protest at the North Carolina General Assembly. Tim Funk, a religion writer for the Charlotte Observer, was charged with trespassing and … Continue reading

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Control: The mindset of abusers and government

By Eric Voliva Government: If you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to fear. Citizens: If I have nothing to fear, then why do I fear speaking out against you and being placed on some “terrorist watch-list”? Where … Continue reading

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Protesters stand up for ‘offensive’ speech, against penalty

By William R. Toler Dozens of protestors joined liberty activist Adam Kokesh Monday for a protest aimed at a Massachusetts bylaw that fines profanity. Kokesh, a former marine, organized the event outside the town hall after the people of Middleborough … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street: Week 3

By Justin A. Chick Occupy Wall Street has reached its 3rd week of protests since the original congregation of enraged Americans on September 17. What started out as an isolated protest against the discriminations and malpractices of the financial sector has … Continue reading

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Mainstream media AWOL on national stories

By William R. Toler If you don’t think the mainstream media is biased, take it from someone who works in the business: it is. Several big stories have hit the internet over the past few days with little to no … Continue reading

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‘Dance Party @ TJ’s’

By William R. Toler Wanna dance? If you’re going to be in the nation’s capital this weekend, then the Jefferson Memorial is the place to be. Following a court decision that upheld a ban on dancing at the memorial, five … Continue reading

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Libertarians protest exclusion

By William R. Toler While Sen. Richard Burr and Secretary of State Elaine Marshall were inside the studios of University of North Carolina Television trading accusations, a small group of  people stood outside signaling their discontent. They weren’t just expressing … Continue reading

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Free speech shot down at school

By William R. Toler A protester at a town hall meeting at a school in Reston, Va., late last month was threatened with arrest for a sign featuring the “Jokerbama” image, according to Alex Jones’ PrisonPlanet.com. The altercation was captured … Continue reading

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Un-American City?

By William R. Toler The city of Kinston was named as one of the top-ten All American cities last week along with Statesville. But some citizens in Lenoir County would beg to differ with that decision. Earlier this month, city leaders … Continue reading

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Parents just say “NO” to flu shot

By William R. Toler Hundreds of parents in the Garden State protested profusely Thursday over a New Jersey requirement that all children be adminstered the flu vaccine before being enrolled in preschool or day care centers. The parents and other … Continue reading

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