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Companies often fire workers for social media posts

Public schools play by different rules than companies do when it comes to the hiring and firing of employees. Be careful.

The NFL season comes down to this

This wasn't such a good season for the Bears or the Ravens, but they have ties now back to the Univ. of Del. that look promising.

Roe v. Wade @ 45

The Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the US was decided 45 years ago today. Where are we now?

Suspended for a class video, student sues Dist. 155

Free speech is the issue: Can a student post a video made during an AP Government class? Even if the mayor is speaking?

Book review: Fire and Fury

An attempt to stop the publication of a book that may be libelous won't fly with American readers or the Constitution.

Va. student allegedly disciplined for sitting for pledge

Not participating during the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance got a student kicked out of class. Now the teacher is gone.

Movie review: The Post

A movie written before Donald Trump was elected president reminds me a lot of him and takes a look at a free press Scotus ruling.

On protesting the national anthem & Pledge

2 Houston-area students sue their school district because teachers ostracized them after they refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Federal judge lectures lawyer on sacred music

The question of including religious music in a performance at a public high school brings questions about the 1st Amendment.

Pa. school settles in case of denying pro-life club

A school dist. in Pa. announced an out-of-court settlement that will allow a student club considered anti-abortion to exist.