Constitution Daily

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Subway death photo prompts storm of criticism

December 6, 2012 By Gene Policinski

Gene Policinski from the First Amendment center says the New York Post‘s front-page photo taken moments before a man who was killed by a train has prompted a tidal wave of criticism, but it shouldn't be targeted at legislators.

Mug shot sites pose First Amendment dilemma

October 29, 2012 By Gene Policinski

You can’t put a price on justice — but some are trying to charge a fee to fix what others call an injustice.

Penned-up press can’t be effective watchdog

October 15, 2012 By Gene Policinski

Gene Policinski from the First Amendment Center says media watchdogs are not effective when they are penned up or kept out of the yard entirely.

Once reminded, most Americans are protective of first freedoms

July 20, 2012 By Gene Policinski

Americans once again don’t run up big positive numbers in an annual First Amendment Center survey when it comes to being able to name all five freedoms in the opening 45 words of the Bill of Rights.

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