First Amendment

(artist: Efren Montiel Jimenez)

San Bernardino Co. Officials Under Fire For Removing Paintings Showcasing Nudity From Government Center

San Bernardino County officials have been accused of violating artists’ First Amendment rights after three paintings were removed from the Government Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Porn Producer Sues To Block Los Angeles Condom Law

A major adult filmmaker sued to block a new Los Angeles County law requiring porn actors to wear condoms, calling it a threat to free expression.

01/11/2013

(credit: Bret Hartman/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Occupy LA’ Protesters Can Take ‘Free Speech’ Class To Avoid Charges

A class on the First Amendment is being offered to “Occupy LA” protesters who were arrested on minor offenses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2011

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Judge Backs War Vet’s Upside-Down Flag Protest Outside VA Property

The ruling vindicates a 68-year-old Vietnam vet who has protested the VA’s land-use policies every Sunday since 2008, along with other veterans.

05/27/2011

(credit: CBS)

Church In Hemet Sues CHP Over DMV Bible Reading

A Riverside County church is suing the California Highway Patrol, saying its members were wrongly arrested for reading Bible verses to people waiting in line outside a local Department of Motor Vehicles office.

04/30/2011

(credit: CBS)

Should Los Angeles Libraries Ban Pornography On Public Computers?

A City Council committee is scheduled Tuesday to consider whether people should be able to look at porn on library public computers.

04/11/2011

(credit: AP)

Judge Strikes Down Rules For Venice Beach Vendors

A federal judge has struck down city regulations governing who gets to sing and sell along crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles.

10/27/2010

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