ACLU suspends part of 1st Amendment!

by Nat Hentoff -- Ten years ago, the Supreme Court created a national furor in Boy Scouts of America vs. James Dale when it reversed a New Jersey Supreme Court decision that more…

Supremes in contempt of 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- I have read scores of Supreme Court decisions, but rarely has there been so broadly vague and amateurishly twisted a rationale as in Chief Justice John Roberts' majority more…

TV's resounding voice of the Constitution

by Nat Hentoff -- In all of television (broadcast and cable), print and the Internet, only one regular reporter/historian focuses regularly on the Constitution – its health and our history of trying more…

The Obamacare-is-good-for-you blitz

by Nat Hentoff -- Alarmed by the continuing angry and fearful distrust of Obamacare by more than half the electorate (rasmussenreports.com, June 7), the president has assembled a team of loyalists, including more…

Health-care rationing Obama believes in

by Nat Hentoff -- As a reporter, I do not use euphemisms – such as calling murderous terrorists "militants" or "activists." And as an American, I can exercise my First Amendment right more…

Indicting the 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- This is a story that should be a warning to Americans, regardless of political party, because it dramatically illustrates what pre-eminent civil-liberties attorney Harvey Silverglate documents in his more…

The Times Square bomber and Obama's drones

by Nat Hentoff -- The Pakistan-born failed Times Square mass murderer – Faisal Shahzad – had become so Americanized during his 12 years in this country that, on being removed from his more…

Black parents 'have to save your own children'

by Nat Hentoff -- While the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the teachers union, is greatly alarmed that a black state senate candidate for governor – Anthony Williams – in the May 18 more…