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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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Activists on tour promoting freedom

By William R. Toler With today marking the 50th anniversary of one of the country’s most well-known speeches from of its most well-known activists, I thought it appropriate to do this piece on several activists that are on tour promoting … Continue reading

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Two Rosaries confiscated from one student in three weeks

By William R. Toler Another American student has been deprived of religious liberty in a public school under the guise of safety. Manuel Vigil has had Rosary beads confiscated not once, but twice  in the past three weeks by Thompson … Continue reading

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Principal parodies are protected speech

By Corey Friedman Students who poke fun at their principal or skewer the superintendent through online parody pages could go to jail under a shortsighted state law passed last month. North Carolina’s School Violence Prevention Act defines building a fake … Continue reading

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Hudson says ‘Let the Students Speak’

By William R. Toler Over the past year I’ve added a number of books to my personal library that compose what I’ve dubbed my “Liberty Shelf.” Included on the shelf are four books each by Judge Andrew Napolitano and Congressman … Continue reading

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Sent home for silence

By William R. Toler An Onlsow County middle school student was sent home today. His offense: refusing to take tape off his mouth. Thirteen-year-old Patrick Richmond was participating in “Silence for Christ Day” by wearing duct tape over his mouth, … Continue reading

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Another hair-raising suspension

By William R. Toler A school district in Ohio has suspended a student for showing support for his favorite NFL team…on his head. Dustin Reader, an eighth-grader at Garfield Middle School in Halmiton, Ohio was given in-school suspension by the … Continue reading

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