Monday, May 29, 2017

More on The Slants and Free Speech in the Supreme Court

NPR’s planet money has a story about the effort of a group called The Slants to obtain a trademark for their name. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office refused to give its stamp of approval, saying it was disparaging to people of Asian descent.. The group, composed of Asian Americans, is invoking their right of free speech and their case will be decided soon by the Supreme Court. 2O min, transcript available.