Can an Employer Force an Employee to Stand for the National Anthem?

October 11, 2016 | Charles Bowen

Anyone who pays attention to the mainstream news has likely heard about NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem before games. Kaepernick is a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers and has chosen to sit or kneel as the Star Spangled Banner is played rather than stand.

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Topics: first ammendment

Is a Presidential Candidate Allowed to Suggest that Someone Shoot Another Presidential Candidate?

September 7, 2016 | Charles Bowen

For anyone keeping track of the Trump vs. Clinton presidential race, you know there has been no shortage of entertaining and disturbing quips, accusations, and statements made so far. Both candidates have put their best mudslinging foot forward, trading barbs on an almost daily basis.

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Topics: politics, first ammendment