Books can have a big impact on us and our lives. Here is a look at the books that have meant the most to five prominent people.
Journalists are threatened worldwide more than ever before, yet a free press is key to a healthy, equitable society.
The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment includes the right to say unpopular things and "hate speech," and it gives that right to everybody.
The "Capitol Crawl" protest for disability rights on March 12, 1990, might have been the single most important catalyst for the passage of the...
The Americans with Disabilities Act has made it possible for those with disabilities to work, attend school and move about in society more than ever before.
Religious freedom is a universal human right and a founding principle of the United States.
Since fleeing civil war, Hayat and her cousin Yamama have lived in tents with their families in a settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. But are...
These U.S. Supreme Court cases — about inciting crime, printing falsehoods and using obscenity — put Americans' belief in free speech to the test.
In the U.S., political satire is protected by the Constitution. Leaders, no matter how powerful, know that taking criticism with grace is part of the job.