Free Speech

ACWT Blog, Free Speech, Islam, Speaking Up / 05.05.2015

Last night two Muslim men opened fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Texas, during the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) sponsored Muhammad Art Exhibit. Both attackers were shot and killed outside the building by an alert Garland Police Department officer.   AFDI founder Pamela Geller hosted last night’s pro-free speech...

ACWT Blog, Free Speech / 27.07.2014

  “Freedom of speech”. Just about every American knows that phrase. Even today, when knowledge of the US Constitution seems so lacking, just about every American knows that ‘freedom of speech’ is an individual right spelled out in our Bill of Rights. But Americans living today may not appreciate how central that...

ACWT Blog, Conservatives & Republicans, Free Speech, Leftist Intolerance / 23.05.2014

    At Haverford College’s May 18th graduation this year, replacement commencement speaker William G. Bowen used the opportunity to lambast those in the student body who successfully protested the originally invited speaker, Robert Birgeneau. Bowen, the former president of Princeton, called the Haverford protesters’ approach “arrogant” and “immature.” His remarks drew...