Church Offers Sanctuary for Suspended Hazelwood West StudentsChurch officials said if seniors aren't allowed to take part in Saturday's ceremony, they'll host their own ceremony for banned students.
University of Missouri Sets New Policies in Wake of ProtestsThe new policies, developed over the past 15 months, include a commitment to ``protecting the rights of expression, assembly, protest, and dissent.''
University Won't Adopt Speech Policies Until at Least FallA committee issued a draft in late May of policies designed to regulate public spaces on campus while also respecting free-speech rights.
University of Missouri Reviews Rule for Campout ProtestsThe rule against camping overnight says a person can't create a ``bedroom or living room'' on campus grounds.
Judge Finds Cape Girardeau Noise Ordinance UnconstitutionalTony Rothert, the legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri, says this law has gone too far.
ACLU: Missouri Needs to Protect Students' Free Speech RightsA campus email sent Tuesday instructs recipients to call university police as soon as possible and notes that while such speech isn't always illegal, students can nonetheless be punished by the Office of Student Conduct.
Controversy at MetroEast School After Student Wears Confederate Flag ShirtThe superintendent, Darcy Benway, said the student has a right to wear the Confederate flag shirt on free speech grounds, and no near-riot occurred at lunch.
Federal Report Faults Police Actions During Ferguson UnrestA Justice Department report summary has found across-the-board flaws in police's response last summer to the protests in Ferguson, including antagonizing crowds and violating free-speech rights.
Illinois Teacher Fired for Stepping on US FlagAn eastern Illinois teacher has been fired for stepping on a small U.S. flag during a lesson last month.
Officials in Efforts to Enforce the 'No Call' LawOfficials are trying to combat the robo call harassment by enforcing the "No Call" law.
Officer Who Called Protestor's Boss Fully Backed By UnionA police officer has the same right to free speech as any protestor - that's the defense voiced by the police union for an officer who called a protestor's boss.
Peoria Mayor Sued over Home Raid in Response to Fake Twitter AccountA man whose home was raided in response to a parody Twitter account he set up in the name of Peoria's mayor is suing the city, the mayor and the police chief, alleging authorities violated his constitutional rights to free speech.