Commentary By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center executive director
How will Americans' five basic freedoms - religion, speech, press, assembly and petition - fare in 2007? No answers here; just some of the questions we all should consider. First, what will the first full term of the Roberts Supreme Court mean for free expression and religious liberty? In recent years, the Court has been in a relatively quiet First Amendment period, parsing some difficult questions in specific cases without offering sweeping new interpretations for the generations. Even as the justices spend more time in public discussing . . .