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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is accusing  BlackRock CEO Laurance Fink of trying to save the planet at the expense of short-term returns. Brno just won't have that.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is demanding private equity firm BlackRock "come clean" about its "leftist politics." Because apparently while Republican money is speech, funds invested with an eye to the long term are an anti-trust violation. Read more»

Students and teachers told U.S. House members during a Thursday hearing that their right to talk about race and LGBTQ+ issues in public schools is being silenced due to an onslaught of new state laws as well as pressure on school boards from right-wing advocates. Read more»

Minneapolis police officer Derrick Chauvin kneels on the neck of George Floyd. The unarmed man died after begging Chauvin to let him up because he could not breathe.

Videos like those that captured police killing George Floyd and Eric Garner would be illegal in Arizona under a new law proposed by Fountain Hills Republican Rep. John Kavanagh - a bill similar to one proposed by the retired police officer in 2016. Read more»

Pima County's prohibition on its employees contributing money to candidates for county office violates both the U.S. and Arizona constitutions, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Read more»

The Arizona Supreme Court sided with two Phoenix business owners who oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds, with the court saying such objections 'may seem old-fashioned, or even offensive to some,' but they are still covered by the Arizona Constitution’s protection of free speech.

The Arizona Supreme Court Monday sided with two Phoenix women who said a city law aimed at preventing discrimination would have forced them to violate their Christian faith by creating custom invitations for same-sex weddings. Read more»

English Defence League founder Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, also known as Tommy Robinson, attended the Middle East Forum event electronically after being denied a visa to visit the U.S.

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar called police on protesters during a forum complaining about conservative speech being "shut down" on social media. Read more»

This year, for the first time since at least Richard Nixon, the leader of one of our major political parties has pledged to limit press freedom by restricting criticism of his prospective rule. Read more» 1

Chicago police kept demonstrators away from President Obama's campaign headquarters during an anti-NATO demonstration Monday.

Cities’ use of “spatial tactics” such as exclusion zones at upcoming political conventions and this weekend's NATO summit risks muffling dissent, critics say. Read more» 5

David Fitzsimmons (left), of the Arizona Daily Star, and comedian Robert Mac will headline the entertainment at Access Tucson's Celebration of Free Speech on Wednesday.

The First Amendment will be the star of the show Wednesday when Access Tucson celebrates free speech with comedy featuring two hometown talents. Read more»

In a move criticized as a threat to First Amendment rights, the Associated Press news organization issued a warning to staffers about expressing their opinions on Twitter and Facebook, as an unknown number did after New York Senate vote on gay marriage and on the Casey Anthony trial. Read more»

The new front in the conservative class war is free speech, as the Wisconsin Republican Party uses an email fishing expedition to stifle a college professor. "They’re hoping they can embarrass me enough to silence me as a critic." Read more» 2

Smart v. Stupid: When one of the nation’s most venerable newspapers gets it so wrong on free speech, one worries who might be left to speak up for personal liberty. Read more»

Unexpected outpouring of sympathy for a man who briefly became Britain's most-wanted criminal sparks free speech debate. Read more» 1

Jordan's Queen Rania

The kings of Morocco, Jordan and Saudi Arabia could speak more freedom into the law with a single royal statement. Read more»