Shouting Fire at a Mosque:Even Terry Jones and the Westboro Baptist Church Deserve First Amendment Protections

A court in Dearborn, Mich., ruled last week that controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones and his meager flock of followers could not stage a protest outside a local mosque, turning the radical pastor into an unsuspecting First Amendment martyr. With the assistance of the Thomas More Law Center, the Quran-burning pastor is now appealing the … Continue reading

Casualty Of War: The First Amendment and the Ground Zero Mosque

As Americans watched the World Trade Center turn into a mass of mangled steel, engulfing lower Manhattan in a cloud of smoke and fiery ash, the best and worst qualities of the nation’s character were revealed. We may not have succumbed to fear and intolerance at that moment, but our tendency to abandon our principles … Continue reading

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