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Federal judge strikes down Ron DeSantis’

A federal judge in Florida has blocked most of the “Stop WOKE Act,” a controversial law championed by state Governor Ron DeSantis. The 44-year-old politician was shot dead this week after US District Court Judge Mark Walker ruled the law (which aims to limit what schools can teach students about racism and sexism) “positively dystopian”. […]

Doland Trump to address top Republicans,...

Donald Trump’s 2024 announcement came after Republicans performed poorly in the US midterm Vegas: Donald Trump will address a gathering of top Republican Party officials this weekend, including potential rivals for the White House, in his first speech since announcing a 2024 race plan. The former US president was a late addition to the guest […]

Police warn politicians against hate spe...

The Ogun State Police Command has set up a political campaign and assembly monitoring team to prevent the breakdown of law and order during the election period. State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lanre Bankole, who made this known to Abeokuta during a conference for senior police officers, said the police would protect all places of […]

Governor Jefferson’s Speech on Opportuni

Hello and thank you. It’s a pleasure to be here. I would like to use my time today to answer the question posed by the title of this session: What can the Fed learn from research on opportunities and inclusive growth? But, first, let me remind you that the views expressed are my own and […]

Trump announcement Today Live: Donald is...

Lara Trump says it would be ‘nicer’ for Ron DeSantis to stay out of 2024 presidential election Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email As Donald Trump looks set to announce his much-anticipated 2024 presidential race tonight, former […]

COP26 President, Speech by Alok Sharma a...

Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to the UK Pavilion and Decarbonization Day. We are halfway to the COP and I can obviously see the experienced people who are able to get here at 8am, others are hesitant but thank you for coming to this important event. May I also say that today marks […]

Victory speech fuels presidential specul...

When Governor JB Pritzker claimed victory Tuesday night over defeated Republican Darren Bailey for a second term as governor of Illinois, he also put himself forward as a possible candidate for the White House in 2024 if President Joe Biden chooses not to seek a second term. In a ruthless speech in his attacks on […]

US flags fall as Fetterman launches his ...

US Senate candidate John Fetterman, a Democrat, got off to a strange start to a rally Saturday in Pennsylvania when a sudden gust of wind blew through the row of US flags behind him during his opening speech. As soon as the lieutenant governor took the stage in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning, he downplayed the […]

Representative of the United Kingdom, Pr...

Distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to declare open the twenty-seventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. My friends, let me begin by thanking our friends here in Egypt for such a warm welcome. My team and I know how demanding […]

UK authority to review island fire servi...

Updated: Nov 04, 2022 5:15 PM The fire department responds to a fire at West Over Farms in Sandys (file photo by Blaire Simmons) The government will launch a review of the island’s fire service to determine its suitability to fulfill its role. The Speech from the Throne, delivered today by Tom Oppenheim, the Deputy […]

The Deputy Governor will read the Speech...

The Governor has tested positive for Covid, so Deputy Governor Tom Oppenheim will attend the Legislative Assembly summons and read the Speech from the Throne this Friday. A spokesperson said: “Government House can advise that His Excellency the Governor has tested positive for Covid-19. The governor will continue to work remotely but will not attend […]

Nike condemns hate speech after Kyrie Ir...

Elsa/Getty Images Nike issued a statement Monday condemning hate speech following Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving’s promotion of an anti-Semitic film on his social media accounts last week. “At Nike, we believe there is no place for hate speech and we condemn all forms of anti-Semitism,” the company, which supports Irving, said in a statement […]

Pelosi attack suspect David DePape embra...

SAN FRANCISCO — The suspect of the attack on Paul Pelosi, husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosiappears to have been an active participant in multiple conspiracy theories online, speaking out against perceived censorship and government control, and engaging in hate speech and anti-Semitism. San Francisco police identified the suspect as 42-year-old David Wayne DePape, a […]

Canadian Conservatives under scrutiny fo...

The Conservative government in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan is under scrutiny after a convicted murderer was invited to attend his tough on crime speech. On Wednesday, the province’s Lieutenant Governor Russell Mirasty delivered the Speech from the Throne, outlining the Conservative administration’s agenda and saying the federal government was being “too soft” on violent […]

“Although Portable is wild, he speaks th

PProminent Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, has reacted to a trending video by ‘Zazu’ crooner, Portable. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that yesterday, October 25, Portable made headlines for sharing life success tips via its Instagram page. According to crooner ‘Zazu’, Nigerians should never hand over the keys to their success in the hands […]

‘Enthronement of female officers will st

On Monday morning October 24, Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Kargil to celebrate Diwali with our brave soldiers. Since taking office in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been celebrating Diwali by spending time with soldiers in forward areas of states including Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and the Territory of Israel. Union of […]

Delaware State University hosts Presiden...

DOVER — Ahead of the United States Court of Appeals ruling Friday night to suspend the federal student debt forgiveness program, President Joe Biden visited Delaware State University to sue the mission of his administration to publicize the program. The United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has issued an administrative stay of […]

President William Ruto’s one-hour-and-te

President William Ruto during the Mashujaa Day celebration at Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi on October 20, 2022. [Elvis Ogina, Standard] President William Ruto began his Mashujaa Day speech at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday and ended it at 1:55 p.m. in what was described online as a “long-winding speech”. Unlike his speech to the Bicameral Parliament […]

Speech by the Trade Secretary to the Dut...

Good afternoon everybody. Thank you Ambassador and thank you Liesje for this excellent speech and also a special thank you to the Dutch government for organizing this event. I think it will be very successful. Good to see you all here. What I would start by saying is welcome to Tobacco Dock. It is a […]

Jeremy Hunt announcement: What time is t...

JEREMY HUNT will make a mini-budget statement, speeding up parts of the medium-term budget plan by two weeks. This is set to dump even more on Liz Truss’ doomed £45billion tax cut plan. 1 Jeremy Hunt will deliver a statement in the morning before addressing MPs in the House of Commons at 3.30pm.Credit: Alamy What […]

Bong Go: Protect Free Speech, Fight Fake...

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go stressed the importance of fighting fake news in order to defend the truth and ensure the transparent flow of free and accurate information. Go argued that while Filipinos have freedom of speech to express themselves in a democratic country, it is important to avoid tolerating disinformation and fake news because […]

Ugandan president signs law that critics...

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a communications law to tackle hate speech, his office said on Thursday, but critics warn it could crush free speech and cripple e-commerce. The Computer Misuse Amendment Act was introduced by a ruling party lawmaker and then passed through parliament last month amid criticism […]

the Bamu convocation in November; Vijay...

Aurangabad, October 11: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (Bamu) will hold a graduation ceremony in November. Governor and Chancellor of Universities Bhagat Singh Koshyari will perform the convening function. Padmabhushan Dr Vijay Bhatkar will deliver the keynote address while NCP leader Sharad Pawar and Labor Minister for Roads and Transport Nitin Gadkari will be honored […]

Freedom of Speech vs Banning Jews

The University of California, Berkeley is known for many things, some good and some very bad, even outrageous. In 1964, a ban on political and religious activities on campuses started what was called the free speech and academic freedom movement which quickly spread to other campuses. For many of an older generation, this quickly spiraled […]

Udom Emmanuel to deliver keynote address...

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, who is also Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, will deliver the keynote speech at the opening of the seventh annual London Policy Summit and Awards on Wednesday. will be held in Parliament. at Westminster. Summit coordinator Godson Azu confirmed Udom’s attendance to The Guardian. It […]

Fifth and Eleventh Circuits clash over f...

The run-up to the 2020 presidential elections was marked by an extraordinary focus on the role of social media in influencing political discourse. COVID-related news and misinformation and conspiracy theories have been generated by left and right. Some political commentators were outraged when the president was banned from Twitter for creating or spreading false information. […]

RSS Dussehra Speech Still Matters, But I...

Since 2014, the prominence of the RSS’s Dussehra discourse has been repeatedly raised and is being more closely watched for nuanced changes in the organization, once seen as the ideological source of the BJP. RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat resorted to old tropes used to spread prejudice and more against Muslims. File photo The office of […]

Using technology to help people with spe...

: Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya on Friday stressed the importance of Indian Sign Language, pointing out that the technology can be used to help those who are hard of hearing and hard of hearing. Speaking at an event – ‘Sign Language Awareness Month’ – at Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) here, the Governor said the Union […]

Kelly salutes state’s economic developme

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly speaks at the Kansas Economic Development Alliance annual conference in Salina Tuesday afternoon in the Great Plains Manufacturing Convention Hall at Tony’s Pizza Events Center. Salina Post photo”/>Kansas Governor Laura Kelly speaks at the Kansas Economic Development Alliance annual conference in Salina Tuesday afternoon in the Great Plains Manufacturing Convention Hall […]

San Jose mayor focuses on successes duri...

By Jana Kadah, San Jose September 23, 2022 In his final official address in San Jose, Mayor Sam Liccardo spoke of the city’s victories under his leadership over the past eight years. Find out what’s happening in Campbellwith free real-time Patch updates. It was the first time the mayor delivered his annual State of the […]

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov slams We...

Published on: 09/24/2022 – 07:07Amended: 09/24/2022 – 14:13 At the UN General Assembly on Saturday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West of “grotesque” Russophobia. On the same day, Vladimir Putin signed amendments toughening the penalty for voluntary surrender and refusing to fight to up to 10 years in prison, just days after ordering […]

(Opinion) Life, Liberty and the Pursuit ...

It’s not just about banned books; they are constitutional rights. Forsyth, unassumingly, is being legally criticized for barring members of the Mama Bears parent advocacy group from attending county school board meetings until she promises in writing to abide by the rules. Reason for the ban? Reading an excerpt from a book in their library. […]

Pence was met with cheers and protested ...

OREM, Utah — Former Vice President Mike Pence faced cheers and criticism during a stop in Utah on Tuesday for a speech at Utah Valley University. Pence spoke at the Gary R. Herbert Institute for Public Policy forum. Trump’s vice president said he developed a friendship with former Utah governor Herbert when Pence was governor […]

The Deputy Chairperson of the African Un...

1 The African Women’s Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) confirmed that the Vice President of the African Union Commission (AUC)HE Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwawill deliver the keynote address at its annual AWIEF conference next week. 2 The AWIEF2022 The Conference and Awards (Hybrid) will take place on September 26-27, 2022 onsite at the Nile […]

John Fetterman’s speech fuels controvers

Videos of Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman have been shared on social media, prompting derogatory remarks from his critics about his speaking abilities. Some critics have cited the videos as examples of why the Democrat is making a bad candidate as he contests a bitter U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania against Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz. […]

Visitors Council to Discuss Tuition, Fre...

The Board of Visitors will meet this weekend to discuss the University’s honor system, free speech, tuition and other priorities. The meeting is the first of the academic year and the first full series of meetings for many new Council members. The Council of Visitors — composed of 17 members — meets four times a […]

Arrests of protesters after Queen’s deat

Free speech advocates have described the arrests of protesters following the death of Queen Elizabeth II as “deeply concerning”. Two people have been charged in Scotland, while a man has been arrested and released in Oxford, reports the BBC. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. The arrests took place […]

Mitsotakis uses TIF speech to kick off p...

Apart from the many additional spending measures that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday evening in his opening speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair, he also kicked off the pre-election period. Mitsotakis made many explicit references to the dilemmas facing the electorate. “Either we keep moving forward, or we turn back!” he said, adding […]

UW System President Says Free Speech Inv...

MADISON (WKOW) — After originally slated for distribution in the spring, University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman said students at 13 universities will be surveyed this fall about their perceptions of the climate of freedom in expression on their campuses. The surveys were originally supposed to be distributed in the spring, but were delayed. […]

King Charles, in his maiden speech, prai...

King Charles III said on Friday that his mother Queen Elizabeth’s 96 years demonstrated “a life well lived, a promise with a destiny kept”, and pledged in his first speech as king to serve his people as she did. The 73-year-old new monarch, whose speech aired nearly 24 hours after his mother’s death was announced, […]

Hate speech bill helps anti-racism effor...

Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development John Jeffery believes that while the Prevention and Elimination of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill is not the only method of combating racism, it goes a long way in punishing offenders. He was speaking during a presentation of the bill at a hearing of the National Assembly’s […]

The Argentinian government is not consid...

The Argentinian government does not think of a law against “hate speech” Tuesday, September 6, 2022 – 19:08 UTC Cerruti’s announcement means there is no consensus yet on an ‘anti-hate’ law similar to that in Venezuela or Germany Argentine presidential spokeswoman Gabriela Cerruti on Tuesday denied that President Alberto Fernández’s administration was planning […]

Guerrero: This Activist Is Turning Trump...

Olivia Julianna wins every time she faces GOP bullies. The 19-year-old Texan describes herself as a “queer, tall, disabled Latina.” This is the kind of person Trumpists like to target and troll. And she quickly became one of the most formidable enemies of the Republican Party. The story of how this political strategist from the […]

Trump rips Dems, DOJ in stump speech for...

Former President Donald Trump called the FBI and the US Department of Justice “vicious monsters” in a nearly two-hour speech at a rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Saturday. Trump, who has not publicly said whether he will run for the White House in 2024, has proven to be a stump for GOP […]

September 1: Biden is set to deliver a p...

Good morning! Today is Thursday, September 1, 2022. Here is an overview of your news across the country: 1️. Biden to deliver prime-time speech on Thursday President Joe Biden speaks at the Arnaud C. Marts Center on the campus of Wilkes University, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) 2. The Governor […]

Biden turns Pennsylvania political speec...

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden traveled to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to hold an event to tout his “Safer America” ​​agenda and his administration’s policies around supporting law enforcement and crime, but instead changed his tune. and attacked Republicans as he urged those present to vote for Democratic candidates. running for […]

Today in History: August 28, King’s “I H

Today in History Today is Sunday, August 28, the 240th day of 2022. There are 125 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On August 28, 1955, Emmett Till, a black Chicago teenager, was abducted from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi, by two white men after allegedly whistling a white woman; […]

‘They stole my freedom of speech’: Boxin

In the near past, Mike Tyson has run into controversy when he made certain comments about politicians such as former Republican Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain era. In 1992, convicted of rape, Tyson went to prison for three years and, due to his criminal record, could not […]

Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conferen...

Mister President Speaking, especially under an Argentinian president, I remember Jorge Luis Borges’s injunction to speak only if you can improve the silence. I cannot promise to do so, but I will at least be brief. We have finally reached the culmination of a seven-year review cycle. Throughout your almost three years as President-elect, and […]

Ruto’s full speech at Sakaja’s swearing-

On Thursday, August 25, President-elect William Ruto graced the swearing-in ceremony for the new Nairobi County Governor, Johnson Sakaja. The ceremony took place at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) in the central business district of Nairobi. Here is his full speech. Newly elected Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja (left) and President-elect William Ruto shake hands […]

Bill makes hate speech an election offen...

A bill to create a National Electoral Offenses Commission, which is pending in the National Assembly, has proposed classifying hate speech as an electoral offense that could result in a 10-year prison sentence or fine of N40 million, or both. The House of Representatives Electoral Affairs Committee held a public hearing on the “National Electoral […]

Free Speech, FBI, Southern State Parkway...

Freedom of expression in moderation A common problem with moments of moral clarity is that they tend toward absolutism: “You’re either for free speech or against it,” for example. [“A moment of moral clarity on free speech,” Opinion, Aug. 18]. Our long history of debate on this issue cannot be so blithely ignored. Our many […]

We Reject Free Speech Trampling Rules Se...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a likely 2024 presidential candidate, planned a trip to Ohio on Friday to oppose Senate candidate JD Vance, and our reporters weren’t there due to the ridiculous restrictions that DeSantis and Vance imposed on anyone covering the event. The worst of the rules was the one prohibiting reporters from interviewing attendees […]

New £1.5million speech, language and com

The bespoke £1.5million Welsh tool will provide an evidence-based bilingual approach to identifying speech, language and communication (SLCN) needs in children aged 0-4 years and 11 months. This will include an assessment of communication stages, risk factors and environmental factors to be carried out at multiple ages, in line with the Healthy Child Wales programme. […]

Anti-LGBTQ Hate Speech Increases Over 40...

A new report from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has found that anti-LGBTQ hate online jumped more than 400% following the passage of “Don’t Say Gay” legislation in Florida. The researchers collected a sample of 989,547 tweets posted between January 1 and July 27 that mentioned the LGBTQ community alongside inflammatory language like “groomer” and […]

Double standards and “freedom of express

How much attention do ordinary Americans pay to their First Amendment rights? For the majority, censorship is seen as something inherently foreign, associated with repressive regimes abroad. Freedom of speech is seen as inseparable from the very meaning of being an American or a “free” citizen of the world. However, last week’s attack on acclaimed […]

After Rushdie, can a decadent West reall...

Iran’s state-run media is gloating over the loss of an eye for Salman Rushdie in the August 12 attack. It’s been a busy summer for the Islamic Republic of Iran, amid reports that Iran is very close to a nuclear bomb and the West is very close to a nuclear deal with the regime in […]

India celebrates the 75th Independence D...

75th Independence Day Speech Ideas for Students New Delhi: India is celebrating its 75th Independence Day which has the theme “75th Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. Although we are independent from foreign invaders and have governed our nation for 75 years, there is a long history of struggle to achieve this freedom. We are successfully ruling […]

How Chris Christie’s 2016 ‘lock her up’

Of course, amid Friday afternoon’s media frenzy over the release of the Justice Department’s search warrant and inventory of what was taken by the FBI at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump released a statement saying “everything has been declassified.” According to the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, the classified treasure removed from Trump’s Florida […]

🌱 Purple Heart Opening Speech + Beach Cl

Hello again, friends! I’m back in your inbox this morning with your new edition of the Dunedin Daily. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. First, today’s weather forecast: A storm around the afternoon High: 88 Low: 77. 👀 For local businesses and merchants: Attract more customers to Dunedin by sponsoring […]

Former RNC chief slams Texas’ Ted Cruz f

Click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore US Senator Ted Cruz smiles from the stage at a 2019 event hosted by the conservative group Turning Point USA. Former Republican National Committee leader Michael Steele on Sunday gave U.S. Senator Ted Cruz a sharp rebuke that many of his Texas constituents had wanted to […]

Trump outlines preferred policies if GOP...

(The Hill) — Former President Trump outlined the steps the GOP will take if it regains control of Congress in November during his speech Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) convention. Trump said the midterms should be a “national referendum” on President Biden and Democratic control of Congress, and that Republicans should ensure […]

Fancy Farm crowd shout ‘Breonna Taylor’

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The fiery Democrats in the Fancy Farm mob have refused to let Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron forget what they consider his greatest failure. Dozens of Democrats chanted aloud “Breonna Taylor,” the name of the 26-year-old black woman killed by Louisville police in 2020, throughout Cameron’s speech at the 142nd annual picnic […]

CPAC convention kicks off in Dallas ahea...

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference kicked off Thursday in Dallas, Texas, one of the largest gatherings of conservatives and, since its inception in 1974, a crucial campaign stop for Republican hopefuls. This year, organizers hope to galvanize a growing base of voters ahead of the next midterm cycle in a bid to bring a […]

Tauranga’s new MP Sam Uffindell is sworn

National MP for Tauranga Sam Uffindell during his swearing in of Parliament. Photo/Mark Mitchell Tauranga’s new MP was formally sworn into parliament, using his maiden speech to lament New Zealand’s “general unrest” and “acceptance of mediocrity”. The former banker won a by-election for the Tauranga electorate in June after the resignation of Simon Bridges. He […]

Courageous Rani Chennamma whom President...

By MK Ashoka Bangalore, July 31 (IANS): Kittur Chennamma, the Queen of Kittur is a common household name in Karnataka. The armed struggle she waged against the British long before the famous First Indian War of Independence in 1857 inspires the younger generation to this day. Drupadi Murmu, the country’s 15th president, mentioned […]

‘Had no intention of underestimating Mar

Amid the row over his speech, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s office quoted him as saying on Saturday that he had “no intention of underestimating the Marathi people”. , that is why many Marathi entrepreneurs are famous today,” the office said in a statement quoted by news agency ANI. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} “The contribution […]

Raj Thackeray takes aim at Maha governor...

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray hit Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s speech on Saturday where he said if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are expelled from Maharashtra then the state will no longer have money and Mumbai will no longer be called the financial capital of India. Sharing a text in Marathi with the caption […]

Democrat Mallory McMorrow raises over $1...

Click to enlarge Courtesy picture Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow. Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow has raised more than $1 million after a video of her rousing speech targeting hateful Republican ‘nonsense’ went viral earlier this year, fundraising documents show. of the campaign reported Thursday by Politics. In April, McMorrow — an Oakland County Democrat […]

Reviews | Mike Pence’s sad speech shows

Comment this story Comment Specifically, the former vice president deserves at least a modicum of sympathy after everything he’s been through. He came dangerously close, we now know, to what his then chief of staff says “would have been a massacre” on January 6. Secret Service agents protecting Pence called their family members to say […]

Pence will offer a roadmap for conservat...

Pence will speak on a proposed conservative program at the Heritage Foundation, the conservative think tank. The trip – although originally scheduled to take place Monday evening, a day before Trump made his first visit to the nation’s capital since leaving office in January 2021 – was postponed after Pence’s flight to the area of […]

Truckers defy AB 5 ‘free speech zones’,

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A group of truckers attempting to force changes to state labor laws AB 5 brought the Port of Oakland to a standstill on July 22, continuing a multi-day stranglehold on one of the busiest shipping centers from the west coast. Crowds of truckers blocked […]

India snatches all rights from Kashmiris...

India snatches all rights from Kashmiris including right to speak in IIOJK: APHC The All Parties Hurriyat Conference says India has wrested all rights from Kashmiris, including the right to speak in illegally Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, the leaders said the Modi-led regime does not even allow the people of Jammu […]

O’Rourke pledges to crack down on Texas

(Bloomberg) – Gubernatorial hopeful Beto O’Rourke rallied Texas Democrats on abortion rights, gun control and securing the state’s power grid in an hourly speech. prime time at the Texas Democratic Convention on Friday. Former Congressman O’Rourke told party members in the state that he would fight to reverse some of the conservative social policies enacted […]

Pence will speak in DC on the eve of Tru...

Former Vice President Mike Pence, who plans to run for the White House in 2024, is now expected to deliver a political speech in Washington, DC, the day before the president he served, Donald Trump, will will address Trump supporters. Two-day America First Policy Institute summit, also in Washington. Pence will address the Heritage Foundation […]

Off-campus speech stories at Techdirt.

from not-exactly-‘fuck-cheer’, but-so-what-is-it? department Another school learned that it cannot discipline students for off-campus behavior, particularly in light of the Supreme Court’s “fuck cheer” decision. Teenagers do stupid things. Sometimes they do them at school and the school is free to punish them. Sometimes they do it somewhere else and that’s where the boundaries come […]

Seven Michigan Colleges Dramatically Res...

A recent Academic Free Speech Report gives seven Michigan colleges a red light rating for their written policies regarding student conduct. The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression evaluated 26 Michigan colleges and universities for the “State of the Speech Codes: Michigan” report, released in March. Michigan Capitol Confidential has previously written about this. Schools […]

Respicio: Delegating “blaming others” in

Del’s final annual speech. Michael San Nicolas as Guam’s only elected representative to the U.S. Congress drew strong condemnation from his rival’s gubernatorial campaign. “(He) took an age-old tradition — the state of Congress address — and turned it into a speech that tore the people of Guam apart instead of uplifted them,” said Rory […]

Parkland’s Dad Interrupts Joe Biden’s Sp

President Joe Biden today delivered a speech marking the signing of a gun safety bill passed in the wake of the recent mass shootings. But even as lawmakers, gun reform advocates and families of victims gathered at the Southern Law ceremony said the new legislation would be meaningful, some also said it falls short of […]

2023: Some major issues Tinubu raised in...

In his speech on the choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the vice-presidential candidate for the 2023 elections, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party, raised a number of questions. In this article, we highlight some of these issues. COLLECTIVE TASK Tinubu reminded Nigerians that there is a collective […]

USA National Day Speech – Ambassador San

Good evening, I am delighted to welcome you all to the United States Embassy to commemorate the 246th anniversary of the United States of America. Tonight marks the first U.S. National Day ceremony we’ve hosted since 2019. I’m glad global and local efforts to address the pandemic have led to this time when we can […]

Sajid Javid’s speech is one for the hist

Thursday 07 July 2022 06:00 By: Josh Williams Josh Williams is the general manager of The Draft Sajid Javid gave a speech in the House of Commons yesterday Sajid Javid’s resignation speech, delivered to a packed House of Commons yesterday, was, in truth, not very good. His language was lead. Clichés abounded. The metaphors were […]

Celebrity lawsuits amplify America’s war

A series of high-profile lawsuits lend real legal weight to America’s cultural and political debate over free speech. Why is this important: While conservatives oppose censorship perceptions and progressives call for tougher restrictions on misinformation, the courts are where the real-world rules of the road are written. State of play: Legal battles over free speech […]

Ethiopia still grappling with spreading ...

Russia is preparing to bring together African leaders, regional economic blocs, business and civil society for the upcoming summit in Addis Ababa, and it will see another round of glittering speeches reiterating Soviet-era aid to Africa, outlining a broad roadmap indicating possible sectors for investment in Africa. As traditionally, the summit will be characterized by […]

Amid ‘Horrible Week for Women,’ NY AG Ja

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has a contested election this fall — opposed by Republican challenger and attorney Michael Henry on Nov. 8 — but she already has her eye on her future successor. Her name? Nia, a nine-year-old girl who shared the stage with James at a Schneps Media event at Van […]

Halsey responds to fans who left the con...

PHOENIX – Halsey doubled down on his support for abortion rights on Wednesday while responding to fans who left upset at his Sunday night concert at PhoenixArizona. That night, Halsey criticized the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe vs. Wadeprompting some fans to quit the show. The 27-year-old singer, who uses the pronouns she/they, […]

Justin Trudeau’s Canada Day speech talks

Governor General Mary May Simon inspects members of the honor guard at the Victorian Legislature on May 20.CHAD HIPOLITO/The Canadian Press On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for unity amid a potentially divisive national holiday, using his official Canada Day speech to call for a deeper commitment to Canadian values ​​like hope and kindness. […]

WATCH: Representative Liz Cheney present...

Rep. Liz Cheney will deliver the “Time for Choose” speech on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (YouTube screenshot) CASPER, Wyo.– U.S. Representative Liz Cheney is set to deliver her “Time to Choose” speech at 7 p.m. from the Presidential Library and Ronald Reagan Museum in Simi Valley, Calif. The speech, available here via livestream, is part […]

‘It’s Embarrassing’ – Netizens React As

One of the candidates for the governorship of Osun State, Ademola Adelekediscussed following a radio interview. According to a Twitter user identified as @LatmanCity, the future governor gave an interview after months of public pressure over his plans for Osun State. Ademola Adeleke, however, did not come across the quality of many following the reading […]

Free speech events planned for tonight

June 24, 2022 5:56 p.m. Follow @PortlandPolice Tonight, focused in downtown Portland, we anticipate First Amendment rallies taking place related to important issues. The Portland Police Bureau is here to protect First Amendment rallies by helping to keep the peace for everyone involved. There are several events scheduled for this afternoon and tonight in downtown […]

First lady Jill Biden calls for unity du...

WEST PALM BEACH Florida First Lady Jill Biden issued a call for unity Thursday just 4 miles from former President Donald Trump’s perennial home in Mar-a-Lago and the Republican Governor’s lot Ron DeSantis, one of her husband’s most vocal critics. The first lady was promoting the Biden administration’s cancer initiative, which she called a “key […]

Political pioneer? Youngkin to deliver ...

With Virginia’s budget finally wrapped up and the General Assembly out of Richmond for the summer, Gov. Glenn Youngkin picked an auspicious time for a seasonal trip to speak to fellow Republicans on the Great Plains. Youngkin will deliver the keynote address at the Nebraska Republican Party Convention, which meets July 8-9 in Kearney, Neb., […]

Speech neutralized at school | WORLD

A national religious freedom and free speech law firm intervened earlier this month on behalf of students at a Utah high school after school officials attempted to terminate to an event because of an unpopular message. According to the letter sent by Alliance Defending Freedom, a vice principal at Copper Hills High School in Salt […]

In Mysuru, PM Modi’s full speech on the

Leading the main fitness event against the backdrop of the iconic Mysuru Palace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent his greetings on the eighth International Day of Yoga on Tuesday. Thousands of people joined the Prime Minister at the mass yoga demonstration in the city, alongside Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Union Minister […]

Biodun Oyebanji’s full speech on the ele

Following his victory in the gubernatorial elections of Ekiti State held on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Governor-elect and flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress party, Biodun Oyebanji, on Sunday released a statement concerning the ballot which has just ended. Below is Oyebanji’s full speech: Ekiti kete, have a nice day. It is a […]

Lieutenant Governor’s Speech at Maharaja

Lieutenant Governor’s Speech at Maharaja Gulab Singh’s 200th Raj Tilak Celebrations It is a great privilege for me to be part of Maharaja Gulab Singh’s 200th Raj Tilak celebrations. There have been very few kings in pre-partition India who are not known by the boundaries of their kingdom but because of the vastness […]

UF responded well to free speech allegat...

The group that accredits the University of Florida said Thursday that the school has stood by its principles, acted with integrity and taken adequate steps over the past five months to protect academic freedom. The Association of Southern Colleges and Schools, which accredits the universities of the Southeast, launched an investigation in November after reading […]

Hate speech, IPC Sec 295A, and how the c...

Debate surrounding comments by BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal shed light on the law which deals with criticism or insult of religion. The provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), mainly Section 295A, define the contours of freedom of expression and its limits in relation to religion-related offences. India does not have a […]

Harris takes on GOP-led states in speech...

Vice President Harris slammed Republican-led states that have passed dozens of laws targeting LGBTQ youth during a speech at a Capital Pride Festival in DC on Sunday. “No one should be afraid to go to a nightclub lest a terrorist try to shoot them,” Harris said on Sunday, which also marked the sixth anniversary of […]

2022 Queen’s Birthday Celebration in Nai

Our Guest of Honour, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Honorable Mutahi Kagwe, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, All protocols are being followed. Hamjambo I am delighted to welcome you all to this celebration of the Queen’s birthday. This year is a double celebration, as we not only mark Her Majesty’s 96th birthday, but also her […]

Zimmerman: Fight hate with words, not ce...

(TNS) — The man accused of killing 10 African Americans at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, was violently anti-Semitic and racist. Indeed, he blamed Jews for the so-called “great replacement” – a belief based on a racist conspiracy theory that non-whites are used to replace whites. “Jews are the biggest problem the western world […]

Gun control: Matthew McConaughey deliver...

The massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, in which 21 people died, touched Matthew McConaughey very closely. It was in this Texas town where the Oscar-winning actor was born 52 years ago, and the place he returned to last week to speak with relatives of the shooter’s victims, an 18-year-old named Salvador Ramos […]

2020 Wheeling Park High School Speech Te...

A plaque honoring the seniors of the 2020 Wheeling Park High School speech team now sits in a display case at the school alongside other speech team trophies. Wheeling Park High School’s speech team may have won 42 consecutive state championships since 1979, but until recently there was a blank spot on the wall where […]

Full speech by DP William Ruto after IEB...

Left to right: Senator Tharaka Nithi Kithure Kindiki, MP William Ruto and MP Mathira Rigathi Gachagua receive a certificate after Kenya Kwanza presidential couple clearance by IEBC on June 4, 2022. [Elvis Ogina, Standard] “I am delighted this morning (Saturday June 4, 2022) to receive the certificate that will allow Kenya Kwanza and myself to […]

Full speech: What Oyegun said to APC pre...

On Friday, June 3, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Selection Committee, chaired by the party’s former National Chairman and former Edo State Governor, John Odigie-Oyegun, delivered its report. Odigie-Oyegun announced during the presentation of the report that 13 contenders were cleared while the remaining 10 were disqualified. The APC Presidential Selection Committee chaired by […]

Uhuru affirms Azimio’s support in Madara

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 1 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has gone all out to campaign once again for his preferred successor Raila Odinga, clearly symbolizing the idea that the August 9 political battle is a contest between running mates. President Kenyatta held up the gender card as bait when he asked the electorate to vote for […]

Speech by Paul Beaudry, Deputy Governor ...

OTTAWA – On Thursday, June 2, 2022, Paul Beaudry, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the Gatineau Chamber of Commerce. Topic Economic Progress Report Time 11 a.m. (Eastern time) Square The speech will be delivered by videoconference. Lockdown At 9:15 a.m. (ET), journalists are invited to review copies of the […]

Marina Times – Renouncing freedom of exp

Somewhere between Elon Musk bullying Twitter into submission, the Biden administration launching a “misinformation board” and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis bullying Disney and gay people, the realization is starting to sink in. We are not doing very well with this freedom of expression. Too bad it’s a bit critical for us to do other things […]

Dalton Delan: Free speech can always be ...

It seems so long ago, on Valentine’s Day 1989, that Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against Salmon Rushdie for blasphemy against Muhammad in the novel “The Satanic Verses”. Rushdie’s logorrhea offended me less mortally by failing my trusty five-page test. Despite my thumbs down, I will defend to the death Rushdie’s right to write, as […]

Cruz delivers speech explaining US natio...

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gave a speech today explaining why he is voting for the Senate Ukraine Aid Bill this week. He gave several key reasons why a vote for Ukrainian aid is in the best interests of the United States: The bill includes nearly $9 billion to replenish US […]

Licypriya Kangujam delivers inaugural sp...

Dili: Among those present at the inauguration ceremony of East Timor’s new president, José Ramos-Horta, was a 10-year-old Indian climate activist. Licypriya Kangujam was invited as a special guest of honor for the Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s inauguration on Thursday, a day before Asia’s youngest country marks the 20th anniversary of its independence. She gives […]

Jeb Bush urges removal of ‘toxicity’ fro

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who now heads a Coral Gables-based private investment firm, appeared before the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s mid-year meeting on Friday and urged an end to politics poisonous in America. Bush, a Republican who served as governor between 1999 and 2007, and who dropped out of a hard-fought primary campaign that […]

Fuel retailers sue over ‘forced speech’

SPRINGFIELD – “Effective July 1, 2022, the State of Illinois suspended the fuel tax inflation adjustment until December 31, 2022. The price of this pump should reflect the suspension of the tax increase.” Both of these phrases can happen at a gas station near you – unless a trade group representing gas stations succeeds in […]

Kathy Hochul is wrong about hate speech

ALBANY — After Sunday’s racist massacre, Kathy Hochul blamed social media. The governor, speaking in Buffalo, said companies that own online platforms should do more to monitor their sites and alleged that too many are hotbeds for spreading conspiratorial hate. On these points, Hochul is probably right. But she also said this: “I fully understand […]

Senator Chris Van Hollen hospitalized af...

US Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland said on Sunday he suffered a stroke while delivering a speech this week. He said he was currently hospitalized, but he said he had been advised that there were “no long-term effects or harm as a result of this incident”. In Sunday’s statement, Van Hollen said he was […]

Connecticut Set to Ban “Captive Audience

Recently, the Connecticut General Assembly sent Public Law No. 22-24 (Senate Replacement Bill 163), “An Act to Protect Employees’ Freedom of Speech and Conscience,” to the Governor’s office. Ned Lamont for signing. It’s unclear what action the governor plans to take on the law. If signed into law, effective July 1, 2022, the law will […]

Cabinet travels to Staffordshire to outl...

Ministers will travel to the West of England, Midlands and Wales to hear from communities and businesses on how the new bills will help them thrive Comes as government sets historic legislative agenda to spur economic growth and expand opportunity across the country The Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers will today meet with communities, businesses […]

Putin’s VE Day speech gives no hint of e

Putin leads Soviet victory celebrations in World War II Russian forces storm Azovstal steelworks Ukrainians claim missiles hit southern port of Odessa Zelenskiy says Ukrainian victory is assured KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, May 9 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin urged Russians to fight in a defiant Victory Day speech on Monday but remained silent on plans for […]