Tag: Free Speech

Teens, guns, abortions, and third-rate propaganda

By Matt Rooney _ Every January, thousands of young men and women march in the streets of Washington, D.C. protesting abortion, a scourge that claims hundreds of thousands of American lives annually and inflicts untold psychological damage on the survivors. Read More

Star-Ledger stops publishing online LTE’s – another nail in its inevitable coffin

By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Tom Moran’s confession that NJ.com, the online version of The (Newark) Star-Ledger, no longer publishes letters to the editor didn’t come as a great surprise. After all, a new one hadn’t Read More

UPDATE: West Deptford approves Sweeney-inspired picketing ordinance

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Did the First Amendment take it on the chin tonight in West Deptford, Save Jerseyans? An ordinance which we were the first to report on last month attained final passage Wednesday night Read More

Fight Like Hell for the Right to Draw Muhammad…Then Choose Not to

By Tommy De Seno | via Ricochet “Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.” – Jodi Picoult Let’s get something straight up front. For every Read More

Marlboro’s Yard Sign Flap

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yard signs are often as controversial as the politicians that they advertise, Save Jerseyans. Yes, they’re one of the clearest physical manifestations of free speech, but many residents also view them as indistinguishable from litter when they’re left Read More

NJ Court: Bloggers Can Be Journalists

Union County Superior Court Extends Shield Law Protections to “Newsgathering” Bloggers By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A Superior Court-level decision out of Union County on Friday could have far-reaching consequences for the Garden State blogosphere, Save Jerseyans. A judge quashed Read More

E Pluribus Duo: A Thought Experiment

A little over 150 years ago, in our nation’s relative infancy, the Union was geographically and philosophically divided over the issue of states’ rights only to be forcibly reassembled in a bloody war costing tens of thousands of American lives. Read More