Eve Levin // 10/1/17 //
Although President Trump’s comments that NFL players who protest during the national anthem should be fired reflect a disregard for First Amendment-protected speech, he has not crossed legal lines (WaPo).
Trump says compelled speech is unconstitutional for bakers, but OK for NFL players. At Take Care, Michael Dorf analyzes whether the arguments can be reconciled.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed free speech at the Georgetown Law Center on Tuesday, slamming athletes in the NFL and criticizing American universities for creating “echo chamber[s] of political correctness and homogenous thought” (WaPo; NYT).