Compelled speech

SCOTUS Says CA Law Forcing Pro-Life Facilities to Promote Abortion is Compelled Speech

California passed a law that forced licensed non-profit pro-life groups to include information about abortion services on their premises. Today the Supreme court ruled in NIFLA v. Becerra that this creates a burden on protected speech. It imposes a government-scripted, speaker-based disclosure requirement that is wholly disconnected from the State’s informational interest. It requires covered facilities to …

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Ed Naile: Newbury,NH Responds to a Right to Know Request

Ed Naile has his right to know request back from Newbury, New Hampshire,  We review the details and explore the options when a town (inadvertently?) violates your constitutional rights. Check out the blog post of this podcast for more ways to listen.

A Classic Case of Compelled Speech by Local Government

The Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers explains the how, what, where, and why of a clear-cut case of compelled speech by local government officials in New Hampshire. Learn what to look for and what to do when it happens in your town. Visit the original blog post for more ways to listen.

The First Amendment Doesn’t Apply to You If You Are Pro-Life

Freelance writer, pro-life activist Ellen Kolb joins me to discuss compelled speech and the case of NIFLA v Becerra which challenges a California Law the forces pro-life clinics to advertise state-funded abortion services. Visit the original blog post for more ways to listen.