A legal note to the bill said the government compelling the press to cover events in a certain way could violate the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
"This shows the drafters of the bill think the property of giant international corporations are more important than the property of Montana citizens," a Fort Peck tribal councilman told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
A federal appeals court says a Montana law that restricts automated telephone calls about political campaigns violates the First Amendment's free-speech protections.
SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS, on a judge's order that CNN reporter Jim Acosta be allowed back into the White House: "Today, the court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House." — statement Friday.
The publisher of a neo-Nazi website who called on his readers to launch a "troll storm" against a Whitefish woman can't use the First Amendment as cover for the ensuing harassment — at least not yet.
A lawsuit filed this week accuses the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office of illegally deleting comments and banning people from its Facebook page.
The publisher of a neo-Nazi website who unleashed a storm of anti-Semitism against a Whitefish resident in late 2016 argued in court filings Wednesday that a federal court's recent ruling in favor of President Donald Trump should fall his way, too.
The White House recently excluded a CNN reporter from an international trade announcement in apparent retaliation after she shouted unwelcome questions at President Donald Trump during an Oval Office appearance, but did it actually violate the Constitution?
A lawsuit against the publisher of a neo-Nazi website who is being sued for imploring his readers to conduct a “troll storm” against a Whitefish woman is likely to continue after a federal magistrate judge issued a finding that the First Amendment did not necessarily protect Andrew Anglin, publisher of the Daily Stormer.
RICHMOND, Va. — As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let thousands of students exercise their First Amendment rights while not disrupting school and not pulling administrators into the raging debate over gun control.
HAMILTON — A dust-up on social media over some Hamilton High School students' plan to participate in a national walkout spurred by student survivors of last month’s Parkland, Florida, school shooting has created a stir in the community.
Your recent editorial withdrawing your endorsement of Gianforte shows there is still some semblance of intelligent life in Montana, although clearly in the minority. I was born and raised in Montana and am a graduate of MSU and UM. As a voter, I have always been an Independent. The recent elevation of a New Jersey thug as Montana's representative to the Congress of the United States, where he can support the destruction of health care and self-serving tax cuts for the wealthy, confirms my belief that Montana is a good place to be from and suffers from its own demented belief that the Second Amendment to the Constitution is the only one that is important and the First Amendment should apparently be disregarded. To paraphrase H.L. Mencken: "No one ever went broke or lost political office by underestimating the intelligence of the American public." Now confirmed yet again in Montana.
HELENA — What Sen. Steve Daines and his supporters are calling important legislation to protect the U.S. flag others have labeled a dangerous …
What Sen. Steve Daines and his supporters are calling important legislation to protect the U.S. flag, others have labeled a dangerous attempt to restrict free speech by scaling back the First Amendment.
MISSOULA — Andrew Anglin celebrated Adolf Hitler's birthday last week on his neo-Nazi blog, The Daily Stormer, the same website he used to cal…
I was absolutely appalled by the Independent Record's article on Saturday, July 9, about the nude picnic at the Women’s Park in Helena. Whethe…
POLSON – A plea agreement brought an end to a Lake County criminal case with First Amendment implications.
SEATTLE — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing permanent new rules that would require media organizations to obtain a permit to film and shoot…