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The Supreme Court has a chance to clear up decades of confusion – The Washington Post

For decades, the Supreme Court has entangled itself in establishment clause decisions that have been, in the words of Alice in Wonderland, curiouser and curiouser. On Wednesday, it can leaven with clarity the confusion it has sown. The First Amendment’s first words say, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” …

The Twilight of Free Speech Liberalism | The New Republic

As the ACLU has transformed itself from a nonpartisan protector of civil liberties into one of Donald Trump’s most bitter political foes, it’s been forced to grapple with fundamental questions about its role in American society. Last March, Anthony Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, stepped …