Entries by Glen Allen, Esq.

Judge Carney Defends the First Amendment

Editor’s note: This FEF article on selective prosecution is very important. It is a huge problem for our side and happens repeatedly. The prosecution of the right — even though the same behavior or worse on the left is tolerated — is paradigmatic, but there are many other examples, including the lawfare against Vdare, the […]

Litigation Commenced Against Radical Antifa Doxxer

August 1, 2023 This week, Free Expression Foundation co-founder and Chief Legal Officer, Glen Allen, together with local counsel, filed a Federal lawsuit in Washington state against infamous “antifascist” activist, David Capito. The suit has been filed on behalf of several individuals Capito allegedly maliciously doxxed in late 2021. The six-count complaint alleges that Mr. […]

State Attorneys General Unite to Challenge Social Media Censorship

 Ever since they were first created, social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter have defended their biased, intolerant, erratic, and often Kafkaesque censorship practices on the ground that they are private companies and therefore not subject to First Amendment principles. In recent years, however, it has become clear that this “not state actors” rationale […]

Big Brother Surveillance:  Growing Use of Geofence Warrants Imperils Civil Liberties

            Recent court filings reveal that Google, by means of its Location History function that many Google users (often unknowingly) opt into, has tracked and recorded extensive location data for over 500 million people.  Few of us are aware our location histories are being tracked and recorded in this way.  Law enforcement agencies, state and […]

Jan. 6 Trial Dismantles Jeffersonian Democracy, Corrupts Rule of Law

Vestiges of Jeffersonian principles in our present out-of-touch and out-of-control federal government are rapidly being obliterated. No events signal their demise more dramatically than the recent shameful seditious conspiracy prosecutions of the Jan. 6 defendants. In the first of these, brought against five members of the Oath Keepers including its founder Stewart Rhodes III, a […]