Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Wednesday November 26th 2014

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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‘Georgetown Law Journal’ Writer Proposes Stiff Penalties for Flouting FERPA

‘Georgetown Law Journal’ Writer Proposes Stiff Penalties for Flouting FERPA

Peter Bonilla Peter Bonilla, TheFIRE In The Georgetown Law Journal, Georgetown University Law Center student Rob Silverblatt makes a worthwhile contribution to the steadily-growing body of literature critical of the widespread abuse of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) by America's colleges. Though FERPA was enacted in [...]

U. of Denver Hides Behind Title IX to Justify Persecution of Veteran Professor

U. of Denver Hides Behind Title IX to Justify Persecution of Veteran Professor

Prof. Arthur Gilbert PETER BONILLA, THEFIRE.ORG Throughout the maddening case of veteran University of Denver (DU) Professor Arthur Gilbert, the DU administration has employed a "trust us" defense when questioned about its repeated, well-documented violations of Gilbert's rights to free speech, academic freedom, and due process. Gilbert was [...]

Harvard’s ‘Laugh Free’ Culture Alarming

Harvard’s ‘Laugh Free’ Culture Alarming

Peter Bonilla, TheFIRE A controversy over an anonymously distributed flyer that was distributed in several of Harvard’s residence halls is roiling the Harvard community this week. The satirical flyer advertised a fake “final club” called “The Pigeon.” In context, the flyer—with statements such as “Jews need not apply” and [...]

For Some College Papers, Free Speech Ends Where Ads for Competitors Begin

For Some College Papers, Free Speech Ends Where Ads for Competitors Begin

Peter Bonilla, TheFIRE The spring 2012 issue of the SPLC Report, published by the Student Press Law Center, contains a concerning story about intrusions on private university newspapers by administrations who don't want them taking advertisements from other institutions. The most troublesome example of the bunch is from Long Island [...]

Actually, Some Heckling Is Free Speech

Actually, Some Heckling Is Free Speech

Peter Bonilla, TheFIRE Recently, National Public Radio's Linton Weeks published a piece offering some thoughts on heckling—something we at FIRE have certainly encountered many times as a defender of free speech. Given our voluminous experience in this area, we're sensitive to the mistake that Weeks makes in characterizing our position on the [...]

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