The best way to stop a bully is to speak out—but disappointingly, Garden State officials waited until the governor was vulnerable to air their complaints.
In a free society, everyone has to tolerate a certain amount of discomfort and fear—even vulnerable people seeking abortions.
Many liberals who cheered when the civil-rights organization filed a suit against the NSA hate the decision in Citizens United. But the suit would be impossible without it.
The feminist movement should continue to have a robust pro-free-speech wing.
What's wrong with the Obama administration's definition of sexual harassment
The candidate's disclosure that she has struggled with bulimia and alcoholism may make her more "relatable," but it doesn't change her record on First Amendment protections.
How the word is overused
What does it say if Americans further cut back on basic freedoms in response to last week's bombings? And do any of us seriously think we won't?
"Why imagine that writers and TV personalities who have no idea that you even exist can advise you on your personal, professional, or ethical quandaries?"
The phone hacking scandal shouldn't necessitate a new regulatory system.
Couples who don't have a system for household tasks can get really resentful, really quickly. A look at the results of an in-depth study of middle-class families.
The problem isn't that there isn't enough regulation -- it's that the laws already on the books aren't adequately enforced.
Under scrutiny for their stop-and-frisk policy, the boys in blue decide to go after the mouthy actor -- violating his First Amendment rights.
Sure, he took away New Yorkers' right to massive sodas. But when it comes to our most important civil right, Bloomberg does better than most politicians.
The Obama Administration has considered establishing a special court to rubber-stamp targeted killings. But that won't do a thing to take care of civil libertarians' objections.
The same logic could be used to get businesses out of hiring gay employees or paying minimum wage.
The youth organization is finally reconsidering its ban on gay members. But it looks like another taboo will remain for a long time.
As the president's speech Monday made clear, the authoritarian right and egalitarian left meet in the middle on at least one issue: Neither side values the rights of the individual.
The Justice Department's pursuit of the 26-year-old internet activist for a victimless crime points to an ugly truth about prosecutorial abuse.