The following states have had the most “free speech” zones, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
The report is a summary of each state’s “free-speech zones” and their respective enforcement provisions.
While the “free zones” encompass all aspects of state speech, including speech that the state deems objectionable or contrary to public policy, some have more stringent guidelines for individual speech.
For example, Arizona and Georgia have no “hate crime” zones at all, while Utah has no “pinkwashing” zones.
Texas and Florida have no zone at all.
Additionally, states like Arizona and North Carolina have enacted laws allowing the prosecution of individuals for exercising their First Amendment rights on public property.
As the report explains, “states have the ability to enact more restrictive zones in the name of protecting the public from speech that is offensive to some.”
These states have laws that specifically protect the right to free speech, or at least the right of individuals to engage in certain kinds of speech.
The National Conference’s report also includes the list of states where the most restrictive laws are in place.
The top three states for free speech are Arkansas, Texas, and Tennessee.
These three states are also the states with the most hate crimes, which are considered offenses punishable by prison time.
Arkansas, which has the third highest murder rate in the nation, is also one of the top five states in the country for the most racially motivated homicides.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a hate group that has been monitoring anti-LGBTQ violence, ranks Arkansas as the third most hate-based state.
The state has also been the source of some of the country’s worst anti-transgender violence.
Arkansas’ hate crimes law prohibits individuals who are transgender from using the bathrooms that match their gender identity.
The law has been the subject of numerous lawsuits from individuals who claim they were discriminated against based on their gender expression.
The Mississippi Human Rights Act of 2017, which prohibits discrimination against transgender people, also has been used to target LGBT people and their families.
The 2015 murder of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was the most recent incident in which a transgender person was murdered.
The legislation passed the Mississippi Legislature in December 2017 and went into effect the following January.
In June 2017, President Donald Trump signed the “Protecting and Promoting Religious Liberty Act,” which provides protections for the rights of people to use the restroom or locker room that corresponds with their gender identities.
The “Protect Free Speech” bill passed the House of Representatives last year, but was never signed into law by the president.
The House passed the bill, but it was blocked by the Senate.
In addition to the laws restricting speech, the “protecting and promoting religious liberty” bill also restricts the ability of state and local governments to enforce laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity, sexual orientation, and race.
The bill also prevents the federal government from funding programs that promote “sexual orientation and gender identity” and prohibits federal funding for organizations that advocate “discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons.”
A law that bans discrimination against LGBT people has been enacted in many states, including Tennessee, Missouri, and North Dakota.
The Anti-Discrimination Act, passed by the North Carolina House in 2016, was also blocked by Trump in 2018.
A 2017 federal court ruling in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” included a finding that the law discriminated against transgender individuals.
While “protect free speech” is not a broad definition of “speech protected by the First Amendment,” the ruling found that it was reasonable to believe that the North Dakota law did not adequately protect transgender people from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
The Justice Department, which is the federal agency that administers the Anti-Disparagement Act, told the Associated Press in 2018 that it has taken “strong enforcement action against laws that discriminate against transgender students and others based on sexual orientation or gender identity.”
The Anti of Discrimination Act has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled that it violated the First and Fourteenth Amendments.
This ruling comes after the Supreme Court refused to review a similar case from 2016.
The Obama administration also filed a lawsuit against North Dakota last year.
The federal government also recently settled a lawsuit brought by North Dakota residents against the state.
While some of these states have enacted more restrictive laws on “free expression” than others, the report found that “all states are attempting to address some of this rhetoric and discrimination.”