The legal organization which secured Jack Phillip’s religious freedoms in the infamous Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Commission case at the Supreme Court have done it again — this time with a former fire chief for the city of Atlanta. Alliance Defending Freedom represented Kevin Cochran, former 2012 Fire Chief Magazine “Fire Chief of the Year,” after the city of Atlanta fired him — not for poor performance, but for authoring a book on his personal time which mentions his Christian beliefs.
Twitter has just locked LifeSiteNews out of our Twitter account over an article we posted four years ago that provided expert analysis on the rise in sexually-transmitted diseases among homosexuals.
The extremist cleric was jailed for five and a half years in 2016 after being caught swearing an oath of allegiance to ISIS – but will be freed this week after serving half of that term behind bars.
It is a campaign supposed to warn bigots, racists, homophobes and transphobes that they are at risk of being convicted.
But the Scottish Government-funded drive to stamp out discrimination and abuse has itself been accused of blindly carrying out a hate crime.
The ‘dear haters’ advertising campaign has attracted the wrath of some Christians over its use of language, including one poster that reads: ‘Dear Bigots, you can’t spread your religious hate here. End of sermon.’
Zainab Chaudry, the Maryland representative for the national group, said several community members reached out to the council with concern after Grasso shared posts on his personal page including “One nation under God, not Allah” and statements that Muslims should not be allowed in the United States.
In a landmark decision, Switzerland’s National Council voted 118 to 60 to criminalize transphobia and homophobia. The new ruling, which is parallel to offenses of racism, introduces a prison sentence of up to three years in prison for transphobic and homophobic crimes, including “hate speech.”
Ms. Sarsour is scheduled to enter Canada to speak at a Toronto “Carry the Light” convention sponsored by the highly controversial Islamic Circle of North America Canada (ICNA Canada).
Hyatt Hotels has announced they will no longer rent conference space to what they call “hate groups.”
EU Commissioner Věra Jourová has called for strict new regulations around news, both in print and online, to curb the rise of ‘hate speech’ and ‘nationalism’.
An anti-illegal immigration banner deployed by Identitarian activists is considered hate speech by the French police, Lyonmag reports.
Committee highlights ‘systematic manipulation of data to support the relentless targeting of citizens, without their consent, by campaigns of disinformation and messages of hate’.
Ten prominent members of the group and seven other “active sympathizers” had gone on trial in the city of Graz earlier this month on charges connected to several of the group’s stunts in recent years.
It’s been quite a week for me already, because I was thrown in jail and released 24 hours later. I had no counsel, no Miranda rights, and no chance for an early release. However, this wasn’t a literal jail. It reaches farther into society than the place people go when they break our criminal laws.
This was Facebook jail.
No fewer than 60 organizations branded “hate groups” or otherwise attacked by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) are considering legal action against the left-wing smear factory, a Christian legal nonprofit leader confirmed to PJ Media on Tuesday. He suggested that the $3 million settlement and apology the SPLC gave to Maajid Nawaz and his Quilliam Foundation on Monday would encourage further legal action.
The University of Kentucky this month received a dubious award from a campus watchdog group for their campus speech code that, in the words of the group, “threatens to seriously chill freedom of speech” and contains “literal speech police” as part of its governing mechanism.