State defendants assert the laws were a response to complaints from legislators’ constituents about trespassers entering their land to collect resource data to submit to state and federal land-use agencies.
A federal lawsuit is heading to trial after a judge ruled two new trespassing laws to thwart environmental research on open lands pose serious concerns about free speech and other constitutional issues.
The ongoing debate over free speech just got a whole lot weirder.
According to the NY Post, library officials in New York claim that adults who want to browse Internet porn at their local branches are actually free to do so. In fact, it's protected under a person's First Amendment rights -- assuming, of course, that the adult content is legal...