DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

The first three days of the Trump presidency revealed expanding threats to free expression—as well as increasing efforts to protect it by people like you. As we brace for… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

T‎he President and the Protests: plans for largest-in-history inaugural demonstrations kick into high gear as more than 300,000 Americans prepare to descend on the Capitol, while a court imposes… More

Trump Rhetoric on Flag Burning a Threat to Free Speech

President-elect Trump’s proposal to criminalize flag burning, including through stripping Americans of their citizenship, represents an attempt to criminalize free speech, PEN America affirmed today in a statement. More

Watch: PEN DIY with Molly Crabapple

PEN welcomed artist, journalist, and activist Molly Crabapple for a fierce talk titled "How to Draw the Elephant in the Room." More

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Press Freedom Under Fire in Ferguson

On the basis of these findings, PEN America calls upon the U.S. Department of Justice to carry out investigations into violations of press freedom that took place in the context… More

Ferguson and Press Freedom

Press freedom includes the right of journalists to do their jobs without intentional interference by the police. That right was clearly under threat in Ferguson, as journalists encountered obstruction,… More