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“Angry” Sandwich Shop Message On Business Marquee

Calling it his First Amendment right to freedom of speech, a Richardson man has posted his personal view about the state of the country outside his small business.

CBSDFW.COM–09/06/2014

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‘Open Carry’ Group To Gather In Arlington

Fresh off of their victory in federal court, a group known for demonstrating while carrying guns will gather again, this time in Arlington.

07/17/2014

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Texas Court Revives Suit Over Confederate Flag Dispute

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that had been filed against officials who had rejected a group’s petition for a customized Texas license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

07/14/2014

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SCOTUS: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees

The Supreme Court says public sector unions can’t collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.

06/30/2014

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DA Drops Teacher ‘Sexting’ Case, Cites Ruling

Prosecutors have dropped a case against a teacher accused of exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 13-year-old student, alleging that an appeals court ruling found them to be protected speech.

02/25/2014

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Despite Texas Opposition, Panel Approves Assault Weapons Ban

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved an assault weapons ban, this despite the objections of two Texas Senators.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2013

Judge Says Cheerleaders Can Quote Scripture

A judge ruled Thursday that a group of East Texas cheerleaders should be allowed to continue quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school football games.

10/18/2012

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YouTube Blocked Over “Innocence Of Muslims”

CBS News reported Tuesday that YouTube has been blocked in both Bangladesh and Pakistan, in order to prevent further viewing of the 14-minute trailer for “The Innocence of Muslims.”

09/18/2012

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Federal Judge Orders Teachers To Apologize To Agnostic Texas Family

A judge in San Antonio has ordered two educators to apologize to an agnostic family in a lingering school prayer dispute.

03/20/2012

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No Damages For Plano Principals In Candy Cane Suit

A court says two Plano school principals are immune from liability for stopping students from handing out Christian candy cane pens.

09/28/2011

Aggravation Over Mosque (Audio)

My inbox has been filled lately with emails from folks asking why I’m so aggravated over this situation with the proposed mosque/Islamic center near Ground Zero. 

08/18/2010