First Amendment http://tspr.org en Reporter Faces Legal Trouble for Doing His Job http://tspr.org/post/reporter-faces-legal-trouble-doing-his-job <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss the case of <a href="http://joliet.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/judge-orders-patch-editor-to-reveal-confidential-source" target="_blank">Patch.com</a> reporter Joe Hosey. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:05:48 +0000 Rich Egger 41503 at http://tspr.org Reporter Faces Legal Trouble for Doing His Job The Constitution and Freedom of the Press http://tspr.org/post/constitution-and-freedom-press <p>Four scholars at Western Illinois University shared their perspectives on the First Amendment. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 04:01:05 +0000 Rich Egger 40826 at http://tspr.org The Constitution and Freedom of the Press The Separation of Church & State http://tspr.org/post/separation-church-state <p>As this is written, it&rsquo;s 50 years since arguments were made before the US Supreme Court in &ldquo;Engel v. Vitale,&rdquo; which a couple of months later resulted in a clarification of the &ldquo;separation of church and state.&rdquo;<br /><br />As this is written, some Catholic Bishops, including His Excellency, Bishop Daniel Jenky of the Diocese of Peoria, continue to not-so-subtly attack government and to portray the church as victims (despite US Catholics numbering more than 68 million people and 76% of the country saying they are Christians.)<br /> Wed, 16 May 2012 15:01:17 +0000 Bill Knight 15184 at http://tspr.org The Separation of Church & State