Free Speech

Debate or Physical Violence?

On April 2 there was a very lightly reported incident about a student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill who physically attacked a member of pro-life group Created Equal. The only places I could find the story were Fox News, The College Fix, DailyCaller.Com and Western Journal. The attack was caught on video. …

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“Do Laconia’s Democrats really represent the voters?”

To The Daily Sun, The Democrat-controlled New Hampshire House just voted in support of SB 263. This bill would allow, in public schools, trans-gendered boys to play on all-girl teams. It would further set the stage for transgendered students the ability to sue faculty for “misgendering” them by using their biological sex pronoun. Two of …

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An open Letter to the Brentwood News, Eric Turer, and NH State Representative Liz McConnell (Democrat – Brentwood)

Dear sirs, I am in receipt of the GraniteGrok post penned by Kimberly Morin concerning the kerfuffle over the materials that the Brentwood News used that was put up here at GraniteGrok (here). During the meeting, Turer even attempted to claim that there may be an issue of plagiarism from, of all places, GraniteGrok, because …

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Brentwood Dems want Selectmen to ‘Control’ Content of Independent Newsletter

Last night, the Brentwood Selectman held their weekly meeting but this one was a tad busier than their regular meetings. The biggest issue was something that was printed in the independent newsletter called ‘Brentwood Newsletter.’ This is not a town newsletter although it reports on all things in the Town of Brentwood. Residents voted to …

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“What is the NH League of Women Voters Afraid of in Peterborough?” Yeah, GraniteGrok has a builtin legal team

Indeed, we do.  Not that we have had need of it in the past… Sidenote: well, maybe one time – when Carol Shea-Porter “stole” one of my images and used it in her campagn ads.  Didn’t have the money to sue at the time. …and hopefully have no need to really have on in the …

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speed-trap police radar speeding law enforcement

Is Flashing Your Headlights (to Warn of a Speed Trap) Protected 1st Am. Speech?

We bumble our way through questions of free speech regularly. Call it a hobby. Maybe it’s two hobbies. Talking about it and exercising it, while the former is the latter. However that works here is a legal question for the ages. Is flashing your headlights to warn oncoming traffic of a speed trap protected by …

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