Tag Archives: free speech

Wanted: conservative free speech advocates

You should care about a case pending before the commonwealth’s highest court if your answer to the following question is “no.” Should politicians be allowed to use the harassment-prevention laws to silence their opponents? That is the essence of the issue that the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) will wrestle with in December when it hears oral arguments in Van Liew…

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Senator Brown’s mistaken support of PROTECT-IP

He started his term by supporting the financial overhaul, which was a tremendous mistake.   Most recently, he’s decided to support the mis-named PROTECT-IP act.   I’m at a loss to understand the way in which Senator Brown is receiving input from constituents and making decisions about legislation to support. His support of the financial overhaul legislation shortly after he…

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