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The King's Speech
Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter act up a royal storm in this movie about King George VI of Great Britain overcoming his speech impediment.
" call civilization as its absence was generations ago. Speech, whether it takes the form of eloquent diplomacy, familial..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bong Hits 4 Free Speech!
"...that he was simply exercising his right of free speech. That didn’t go over so well and, without any..."

March 12, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Judge: City of Austin Policy Violates Free Speech
Trespass notices given to Occupiers by city not legally sound
" late last year violates the First Amendment's free speech protection, according to a judgment entered today...."

Sept. 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

UT, OU Take Different Approaches to Racist Speech
OU takes swift action, while UT declines to punish students, citing freedom of speech
"...core values, it's within students' right to freedom of speech at a private off-campus event." UT Senior Associate Vice..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Express Yourself? Texas Senate Committee Considers Free Speech on College Campuses
Wednesday hearing begins lengthy process
" begin efforts to assess the state of free speech on college campuses throughout Texas. The committee was directed..."

Feb. 1, 2018 News Post by Austin Sanders

Free Speech Fight Continues in Court
Appeals court finds city's move to dismiss 'without merit'
"...Austin's attempt to, once again, have dismissed a free speech case brought against the city by the Democracy Coalition..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Black Confused on Free Speech
" the Chronicle about what the right to free speech is and is not. Louis Black is laudably clear..."

Nov. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Page Two: Loving and Hating John Wayne, Meryl Streep, Free Speech
Public or private, unspoken or expressed, the rights of every citizen are guaranteed
"...driven by a very partisan effort to limit free speech and suppress progressive voices. This is made so clear..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Column by Louis Black

Opinion: Texas Abortion Ban Is an Attack on Free Speech
SB 8 restricts the right of an individual to use their voice to help another person procure an abortion
"...also quietly – and ominously – restricts the free speech rights of all Texans...."

Dec. 24, 2021 Column by Rachel Osterloh

'Page Two' Did Not Champion Free Speech
"...buying a Dixie Chicks CD an avenue of free speech, too? I love your passion, but I do wonder,..."

Nov. 13, 2006 Postmarks

GOP Speech Bill Sides With Alt-Right Activists
Senate Bill 18 to protect “free expression” from campus provocateurs
"...students, and student groups deemed to interfere with free speech, including blocking speakers from coming to campus. The bill..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Letters at 3AM: Obama's May 23 Speech
Obama deftly weaves vagueness, misdirection, and a few outright lies
"...On May 23, President Obama gave a speech billed as his most important foreign policy statement. It..."

May 31, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

Making Music from the Sound of Speech
Austin's JoySpeak Project brings light from conquered darkness.
"...a woman with a software program that translates human speech into music – and musical notation.More to the point:..."

Dec. 18, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Did City Stifle Free Speech?
Judge to rule soon on city's trespass citations during Occupy protest
"...doing, the policy has trampled the First Amendment's free speech protections, as attorney Ryan Bates, co-counsel for the two..."

Dec. 30, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Support Freedom of Speech and Choice
"...prophet? Supposedly, our country was founded on freedom of speech and a free press. Celebrate that by taking this..."

Feb. 13, 2006 Postmarks

Freedom of Speech Is the Trump-All Virtue
"...left to us by the constitutional drafters, freedom of speech and the separation of church and state are the..."

Oct. 22, 2012 Postmarks

Free Speech, My Ass!
" hosed down for cleanliness, pepper-sprayed on campus, or “free-speech” zoned to limit the effect of democracy. Free speech,..."

Feb. 7, 2012 Postmarks

Public Access TV Is an Important Free-Speech Forum
"...ME Television entertainment channel. Public access TV is a free-speech forum already under attack by the cable companies and..."

April 14, 2009 Postmarks

Preventing Fascism by Repressing It: Free Speech for Some
"...recruitment events. It is not an issue of free speech, however, so much as community defense. At the point..."

Nov. 16, 2005 Postmarks

Support Free (Not Necessarily Smart or Accurate) Speech
" anyone. If your publication really stands for free speech, maybe you better ask why our law enforcement fears..."

Feb. 2, 2005 Postmarks

Laura Bush's Speech
"...Dear Editor, I'm not picking on Laura Bush. Her speech was less bellicose than most at the RNC, but..."

Sept. 2, 2004 Postmarks

APD Infiltrates Occupy: How Many Officers Does it Take to 'Protect' Free Speech?
Lawyer says up to six APD officers involved in watching OA
" chill [the Occupiers'] First Amendment right of free speech and assembly."..."

Feb. 23, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Is Planned Parenthood Threatening State's Right of Free Speech?
Group says PP dilutes Texas' pro-life message for women
"...whether the government can exercise it's right of free speech by picking and choosing who best will deliver it's..."

May 22, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Speak No Ale: Beer Men Sue for Free Speech
Texas' arcane beer laws may be busted by a First Amendment lawsuit
"...the First Amendment by putting unlawful restrictions on free speech. Ron Extract, managing partner of the Hill Country's Jester..."

Oct. 28, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Doggett Victory Speech [Video]
Congressman survives Tea Party challenge
"...Behold Congressman Lloyd Doggett giving his victory speech at the Driskill Hotel Tuesday night – a rare..."

Nov. 3, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Enrique's Journey' Author to Give Speech in Austin
Pulitzer winner Sonia Nazario to talk about children and immigration
"...issues. Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario will give a speech...."

Sept. 8, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Obama's 'Controversial' Speech
"...Editor, I just read the text of Obama's "controversial" speech to school children. Many citizens were concerned that it..."

Sept. 7, 2009 Postmarks

Watson's 3/17 Speech Against Voter ID
Transcript of Austin senator's remarks
"...can't be that the man doesn't give a good speech. For the second time this session in the Senate's..."

March 18, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Free Speech ... Even for Jerks
Professor silences student over anti-gay marriage speech.
"...the gayest names ever) Lopez gave part of a speech against gay marriage. Matteson reportedly refused to let Lopez..."

Feb. 17, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Ash Bell

Rick Noriega's Speech to the Texas Democratic Convention
Blasts Cornyn, calls for end to Iraq War.
"...After the jump is the speech Rick Noriega just gave to the Texas Democratic Party..."

June 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

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