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Islamophobic ads highlight free speech controversy

People walk past an anti-Muslim advertisement placed on a Philadelphia public bus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Kevin Gross

April 12, 2015

Look around the bus or train the next time you are riding the CTA; you will likely see a scantily clad advertisement for American Apparel, a picture telling you to “drink Bacardi,” or perhaps a promotional banner for our very own school. Read More »...

The fifth anniversary of Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision

The Constitutional limits of campaign finance laws involving contributions to candidates and political parties were defined by the 2010 Citizens United decision. (Olivier Douliery | Tribune News Service)

Nicholas Oviatt

January 25, 2015

This month marks five years since the Supreme Court’s controversial decision regarding Citizens United. The United States Supreme Court held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by a nonprofit corporation. Read More »...

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