Tag Archives: First Amendment

Is Twitter’s New Policy Encroaching on the First Amendment’s Right to Free Speech?

Veronica Adams – It is no surprise that political candidates favor using social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook as mediums for their campaign to cut advertising costs and guarantee their message will reach a large audience. Politicians have used social media, and specifically Twitter, as a way to relay messages and gain support. […]

What is the First Amendment’s Place in the Modern Era?

Alexander Cohen – The Founding Fathers’ establishment of the right to freedom of speech in the Bill of Rights was pivotal for American’s civil liberties. The purpose of creating a clear and unambiguous right to free speech was clear, as the Founding Fathers understood that freedoms of thought, expression, and speech formed the foundation of […]