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The Ground Zero Mosque Has a Constitutional Right To Be Built

In December 2009, influential American Muslim leader Feisal Abdul Rauf announced plans to build a 15-story community center, the Cordoba House, in downtown Manhattan. The center, which is to include a dedicated prayer space, would be located two blocks from Ground Zero, the site of the September 11, 2001, attacks.

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Westboro Baptist Church Hate Group should not get First Amendment protection

The First Amendment provides one of our most cherished freedoms, the freedom of speech. As a high school government teacher, I understand that the First Amendment protects speech that is often times unpopular. Unpopular speech needs protection; otherwise, the people in power could censor any speech considered unpopular.

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