Freedom of Signs: Does the First Amendment Protect Speech in Signs and Murals?
Do you think political signs and murals count as protected speech?
While most Americans know that they have a right to free speech, they often don’t realize that the Constitution protects their right to speak through signs.
The First Amendment protects both freedom of speech and the right to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. But many small towns and municipalities have passed laws limiting both the amount of signs that can be posted on private property and the content of speech that can be displayed on these signs.
Do you think laws regulating the content, size, and number of signs is an infringement on free speech?
Check out the article below to learn more about how signs are an important first amendment freedom worth protecting.
One Big Thing: Do you think public trust in institutions is important to democracy?Last week insurgents forced themselves onto the floor of the U.S. Capitol and American democratic institutions faced
Ask the Expert - Episode 6: When can you expect to know the election result?As a part of the We Hold These Truths 2020 Election Center , the Ask the Expert Series with Trevor Potter will provide you with Short Video
People of Hong Kong Receive Leadership AwardThe second annual John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service has been awarded to the people of Hong Kong in recognition News
How do you plan on practicing Maverick voting?Almost two years ago, we made the call for Mavericks – people who challenge the status quo; people who defend the dignity of
Introducing the Diplomacy CaucusThe ongoing impeachment hearings in Washington, DC have had the unintended consequence of dragging down the morale of America’s News