Free speech victory

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on April 27, 2007

The Washington State Supreme Court smacked down several governmental entities that sought to silence supporters of an initiative that would've repealed a hike in the state gas tax. The municipalities targeted several radio talk show hosts who used their air time to support the initiative and required them to file campaign finance documents classifying the air time as "in-kind" contributions.

There's a good series of posts up over at the Volokh Conspiracy on the subject, including the disturbing possibility that the state courts' rationale may mean that bloggers may not have the First Amendment protection of media businesses.

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Transcript of the Hulu 1619 Project segment on Dunmore's Proclamation.

Again, none of this is true. Dunmore issued his order from exile on a ship off of Norfolk. He fled Williamsburg 5 months earlier (with his own slaves in tow) because the revolution was already underway.

I had a ruptured ectopic pregnancy in the state of Tennessee one month ago. At no time was I refused care and at no time was anyone restricted from saving my life, even though my baby did die. This is misinformation that could prevent women from seeking help. https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/1617254668488278017

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In states where abortion is restricted, doctors live in fear of being thrown in jail for simply doing their job.

Dr. Zahedi-Spung shares her story as we call on Congress to protect reproductive freedom for the people of America.

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