Since James Madison drafted the First Amendment in 1789, free speech has been a fundamental right for all Americans. But how do we do it?
FIRE’s 2017 summer interns sit us down and give us “The Talk.”
One advocate was arrested and handcuffed for two hours after peacefully demonstrating in a public park. FIRE is suing to protect the constitutional right to speak freely in public parks.
Belief-based student groups won an important victory last week in a federal appeals court, which restored the ability of many such groups to meet on public campuses and in public schools in the many western states.
A federal district court denied FIRE’s request for a preliminary injunction and held that West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler is entitled to qualified immunity.
In a new friend of the court filing, FIRE asks the Ninth Circuit to protect teachers’ right to advocate for school policy change.