On the May 5 Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Josh Wheeler, Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression. Rick and Josh discuss the the Center’s mission and achievements. The conversation focuses on the 2013 Muzzle Awards, which are given for affronts to/disregard for First Amendment principles. Mr. Wheeler shares the background of recent “winners.” The center has a new page where readers may leave their comments.
Mr. Wheeler also shares the history of The Community Chalkboard and Podium: A Monument to The First Amendment, located outside of City Hall in Charlottesville, which was designed based on feedback from the community.