Prior Restraint

From Donald Douglas: Los Angeles Superior Court Issues Restraining Order Barring Release of New Planned Parenthood Videos At the Sacramento Bee, “Court bars anti-abortion group from releasing new videos” (via Weasel Zippers): LOS ANGELES – A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California …

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One more thing on which President Obama wants you to have no choice

I have said, only half jokingly, that the only way that the government could end segregation is through the use of assigned housing.1 Well, it looks like the Obama Administration is taking steps in that direction. From The Wall Street Journal: New HUD Rules Take Aim at Segregated Housing Government can withhold money from communities …

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Tammy Baldwin, it’s time to return your law degree!

We have noted previously that the left believe in freedom of choice on exactly one thing. Now comes Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), telling us that the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of religion does not extend to individuals: Transcript of relevant passage: Certainly the First Amendment says that in institutions of faith that there is …

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One wonders if the editors of The New York Times would think that the Freedom of the Press should be “subject to reasonable controls, particularly a ‘good cause’ justification.”

OK, that’s not true: no one wonders that at all; we all know that the editors believe that their rights should be unrestricted and absolute. It’s only other people’s rights which ought to be subject to government regulation! A Sensible Question for Gun Owners By The Editorial Board | July 3, 2015 California has some …

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The practitioners of Freedom of Speech and of the Press criticize other people exercising their Freedom of Speech

From Donald Douglas: Los Angeles Times Pushes ‘Extremist’ Moral Equivalence Attack on Pamela Geller in #Garland Jihad Shooting A particularly odious comparison at today’s Los Angeles Times front-page, claiming moral equivalence between Pamela Geller and the Islamic jihadists who attempted a Charlie Hebdo attack in Texas. I tweeted the photo of the piece this morning, …

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Possibly breaking the rules?

From The New York Times: Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email Account at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules By Michael S. Schmidt | March 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements that …

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#JeSuisCharlie : Don’t think that the #CharlieHebdo attacks suddenly made the French support freedom of speech

Stolen, in it’s entirety, from Donald Douglas: In Wake of #CharlieHebdo March, France Cracks Down on Hate Speech. Wait. What? It was a nice march, but pessimists sure didn’t have to wait long to be proved correct. At the BBC, “Paris attacks: Dieudonne held as France tackles hate speech,” and the Guardian, “Dieudonné arrested over …

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The Danes Will Discuss It, Why Not Obama

Nicolai Sennels: “Cultural psychology: How Islam managed to stay medieval for 1,400 years” JANUARY 4, 2015 , BY NICOLAI SENNELS While almost all other cultures changed from primitive and medieval to democratic and egalitarian societies, one culture has managed to keep even its most brutal and backward traditions and values for 1,400 years until today. …

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How can the left be this stupid?

From Donald Douglas: Violent Leftists Shut Down Ron Wyden Town Hall in Portland All they want to do is shut things down. Damn thugs overran the place, and that was it. At Oregon Live, “Wyden town hall disrupted by ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ protests.“ And at Progs Today, “CHAOS ERUPTS As #Ferguson Protesters Shut Down …

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