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Obama Giving Up America’s Digital Sovereignty

If Republicans and free speech advocates allow the Obama plan to end the U.S. government relationship with ICANN to go forward it will remove American constitutional protections from what is arguably the last free place on Earth.

'Reunited' Tea Party Activists Mount Battle v. IRS

Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News

Ted Cruz told the CPAC crowd that "we need to abolish the IRS." A packed panel discussion, titled "IRS Targeting Scandal: Protecting the Voice of the People," was held. Bill Norton, head of the Tea Party Patriots, says the actions of the IRS trample on the First Amendment rights of everyone.

The IRS Is the Problem

National Review Editors

Regulating political speech is not the IRS' job. The IRS does not inspire confidence as a practitioner of self-regulation, much less as a regulator of political speech.

Despite FCC Retreat, Free Speech Still Under Fire from Obama

Roger Aronoff, Canada Free Press

Clearly, this administration includes intimidation and thought control as part of President Obama's plan for "transforming America."

Why Do Liberals Want to Suppress Political Speech?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

"Some of us are old enough to remember when liberals’ response to speech they disagreed with was: more speech. The reflexive response of many liberals today seems to be: shut it down."

Obama's FCC Wants to ‘Investigate’ Newsrooms, Stifle Free Press

Fox News Staff

The Obama administration’s FCC wants to send ‘investigators’ into newsrooms in order to ‘study’ how newsers decide what news to cover, and how they pick their stories, which is sparking concern among congressional Repubs. and conservative groups.

Obama's War on the First Amendment

Phyllis Schlafly, GOP USA

Obama has made it clear that he doesn't want any expression of religious faith in any public place, including buildings or schools or events. When the Founding Fathers wrote "free exercise" of religion into the Constitution, they meant public as well as private exercise.

Free Speech For Me, But Not For Thee

David Keene, The Washington Times

The left sees their silencing of the right as a matter of good versus evil.

U. of 'Bama Censors Pro-Life Students for ‘Offensive’ Poster

Robby Soave, Daily Caller

Administrators at the University of Alabama secretly removed an anti-abortion display because some students found it offensive — a clear violation of pro-life students’ First Amendment rights, according to a free speech group.

Pharaoh Al-Sisi Takes Control in Egypt: Obama Administration Sacrifices Security and Human Rights

Most of the roughly $75 billion given to Cairo over the years enriched political and military elites and funded the purpose of prestige weapons from American arms makers.  The U.S. never received much “leverage” over Egypt's leaders in return. 

Conservative Groups Urge Congress to Reject New IRS Rule

Tim Shoemaker, Campaign for Liberty

55 conservative and free market organizations urged Congress to reject a newly proposed IRS rule targeting 501(c)(4) organizations. The draconian rules will effectively muzzle 501(c)4 groups in the run-up to Nov.’s elections while unfairly exempting labor unions that support liberal candidates and causes.

Judge Rules Against Free Speech in Boston

Pamela Geller, Breitbart

The American Freedom Defense Initiative's pro-Israel ads in Boston, countering anti-Israel ads that ran there, were rejected. AFDI sued and lost but will repeal. The ad read, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat jihad.”

Join CHQ and the “I am Second” Movement to Send Hollywood a Message

Our friends at the Manhattan Declaration and "I am Second" remind us that we are all Phil Robertsons, because if you make the commitment to put God above all else, you have also made the commitment to stand firm in your convictions, no matter the cost. Click here to sign and share our petition and let them know you stand with Phil Robertson.

Phil Robertson Controversy Reveals The Left’s Kill Switch on Dissent

We think that there’s a pattern developing here – and the implementation of a “cultural kill switch” through which any opinion outside those of the secular liberal elite is automatically deleted from the supposedly free and unfiltered internet. You can fight back, and win, by joining us in supporting Phil Robertson. Click here to sign and share our petition.

Political Correctness: The D's New McCarthyism

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The DNC’s latest effort to suppress the free speech of conservative outlets based on trumped-up or falsified claims of bigotry (basically their only tactic) focuses on the Daily Caller and Rush Limbaugh who defended the constitutional right for men to be able to look at attractive women in public places.

WTimes Sues DHS Over Reporter Raid

Kellan Howell, Washington Times

The Washington Times and a former journalist, Audrey Hudson, sued the Dept. of Homeland Security, accusing agents of illegally seizing reporting notes during the execution of a search warrant in an unrelated case. 

Did IRS' Lois Lerner Collude With Liberal AGs to Silence Conservatives?

The First Amendment and your right to privacy is under attack -- again. This time, liberal attorneys general for California and New York are violating the privacy of nonprofit organizations donors AND there's strong implications suggesting that they're colluding with the infamous (now "on leave-with-pay") head of IRS Exempt Organizations, Lois Lerner. The efforts to shut down this blatant abuse of power by leftists who want to strangle nonprofits' First Amendment rights are gaining momentum as more new information about Lerner’s collaboration with state officials comes to light. 

Free Speech Coalition: States Illegally Disclosing Donor Information

Liberal Attorneys General in New York and California are abusing their positions and violating the Constitution and federal law by collecting and disclosing donors to nonprofit organizations, potentially exposing them to harassment and bullying. Dick Dingman, and the Free Speech Coalition are demanding Congress put a stop to the practice.