First Amendment rights

Armed Militia Group's Return to Ferguson Raises ConcernMissouri law allows anyone with a concealed carry permit to openly display a firearm anywhere in the state.
Judge: Chicago Jail's Newspaper Ban Violates 1st Amendment A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation's largest jails violates inmates' right to free speech.
ACLU Asks Court to Halt Punishment of Student Who Participated in Silent ProtestThe American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Kansas City School District today because the district violated a student’s First Amendment rights, according to a news release from the ACLU.
Obama Publicly Addresses Michael Brown, Ferguson UnrestPresident Barack Obama addressed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer for the first time publicly today during a news conference.
Controversial "Don't Say Gay" Bill Debated In MO HouseA bill that would prohibit the discussion of sexual orientation in public schools is being debated in Jefferson City.

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