Trump signs executive order threatening social-media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

Trump’s executive order seeks to limit the power of social-media companies to moderate speech on their platforms. Associated Press President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social-media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. … Read More

Top Merkel Party MP: Strip right-wing ‘extremists’ of free speech, free assembly

posted in: Germany, News

PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images The former General-Secretary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has advocated stripping right-wing “extremists” of their fundamental rights to free speech and free assembly. Mr Tauber, who serves as an MP for the CDU … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 8 March 2019

posted in: News, Weekly Update

Greetings from Tyler, It is Friday afternoon and as we’ve learned, big news often drops sometime in the evening.   There will probably be something that should have been addressed in the update, but was intentionally kept until the evening … Read More

Opinion: Universities are going after Free Speech – So Trump is right to go after universities

“I will be very soon signing an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want federal research dollars,” President Trump announced on Saturday. “If they want our dollars — and we give it to them … Read More

Christian ministry cancels California event fearing the state ‘will forbid some of what it teaches’

posted in: Breaking News, News

Summit Ministries said it canceled a California conference scheduled for this summer over fears that the state “will forbid some of what it teaches.” (Image source: YouTube screenshot) Summit Ministries — a Christian organization that focuses on helping teenagers and … Read More