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Pasadena Republican Club sues city, nonprofit, alleging free speech violation; can private renters restrict events in city-owned buildings?

KPCC-FM interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on a Republican private club alleging a free speech violation. The Western Justice Center rents out space to community groups at the historic Maxwell House for one dollar a month. When they canceled the event, the Republican Club filed a lawsuit against Read more…

Sen. John McCain fought to clean up money in politics. Are we better off today?

PolitiFactquoted Abby Woodof the USC Gould School on campaign finance reform. In the post-Watergate 1976 U.S. Supreme Court case Buckley vs. Valeo, the court ruled that expenditures are First Amendment-protected political “speech,” and contributions are First Amendment-protected political “association,” said Abby Wood, an associate professor of law, political science and public Read more…

The Post

Chronicling The Washington Post’s publishing of the Pentagon Papers during the tail end of the Vietnam War and starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep – does The Post accurately portray this important time in American History where the very nature of the First Amendment and National Security seemed in direct contrast?

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