Tag: First Amendment

April Ryan Snubbed By White House for Christmas Party

The Trump administration handpicked invitees to the White House Christmas party for news media on Friday at 2 p.m. Several journalists didn’t receive an invitation, including April Ryan for the first time in 20 years of covering the White House. “I don’t think I was overlooked,” Ryan told The Washington…

Republicans Seek to Criminalize, Deter Peaceful Protesting

Republicans in eight states have proposed bills that would criminalize peaceful protesting a right that is guaranteed by the First Amendment. Initially, legislationwas proposed in five states: Iowa, Michigan, Washington State, Minnesota and North Dakota. The bill in North Dakota says motorists can freely run over protesters as long as…