First Amendment

Residents sound off on violent video games

A Supreme Court decision has some local community members speaking out about violent video games and parents’ responsibility to know what their children are doing. In a 7-2 rul ...

Church protest, anyone?

Is anyone out there aware of any protest that has taken place over the establishment of a Christian church within two blocks of where the First Amendment was drafted? Arthur D. Fu ...

America’s tolerance attacked on 9/11

The idea of hallowed ground is as old as religion. But, it was Lincoln who gave it a secular meaning in the Gettysburg address when he dedicated a portion of that battlefield to th ...

First Amendment’s intent is to avoid ‘official’ religion

I read the Journal’s Your Views letters of Sunday, May 11, with interest. Mr. Jim Beall, Sr. has little knowledge or understanding of the Constitution. The First Amendment doe ...

It’s a balancing act for journalism advisers

It's a weird job to have when you know you're going to occasionally rile your boss. At least that's how Rick Brown, Colfax High School's journalism adviser, has felt from time to ...
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