Free Speech http://nhpr.org en N.H. Supreme Court Upholds 'COPSLIE' License Plate http://nhpr.org/post/nh-supreme-court-upholds-copslie-license-plate <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire's highest court has ruled the state violated the free speech rights of a man who wanted "</span>COPSLIE<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">" on his license plate.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:38:28 +0000 Associated Press 48059 at http://nhpr.org Is Social Net Speech Protected? http://nhpr.org/post/social-net-speech-protected <P>From demanding access to employee Facebook profiles to soliciting job applicants via Twitter, the disparity in company policies surrounding social media are a marker of both its newness and its influence in our lives.</P> <P> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:29:29 +0000 Virginia Prescott 20946 at http://nhpr.org Safeguarding Liberty: Beyond the Second Amendment http://nhpr.org/post/safeguarding-liberty-beyond-second-amendment <P>Today, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee with a goal of countering the influence of the gun lobby. the new PAC leverages public calls for stricter gun controls following the Sandy Hook shooting last month.</P> <P><STRONG> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:12:07 +0000 Virginia Prescott 19755 at http://nhpr.org Safeguarding Liberty: Beyond the Second Amendment Confronting The VP May Be Impolite. Is It A Crime? http://nhpr.org/post/confronting-vp-may-be-impolite-it-crime The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case involving the arrest of a Colorado man who was thrown in jail after telling Vice President Cheney in 2006 that the Bush administration's policies in Iraq were "disgusting."<p>Environmental consultant Steven Howards is suing the Secret Service agents who arrested him, contending that the arrest violated his First Amendment rights because it was nothing more than retaliation for the views he expressed to the vice president. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 08:07:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 2651 at http://nhpr.org Confronting The VP May Be Impolite. Is It A Crime?