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Tag Archives: First Amendment
Facebook firing update: Volunteer firefighter joins career battalion chief in suing Howard County, MD.
Former Maryland volunteer firefighter Mark Grutzmacher was dismissed along with career battalion chief Kevin Buker over Facebook posts related to gun control.Read More »
Gun control comments are part of lawsuit.Read More »
Raw video: Latest clip shows what lead up to Uniontown, PA Fire Chief Chuck Coldren’s confrontation with citizen.
Is there anything on this latest video that might be seen as provocation justifying Chief Coldren's actions? You be the judge.Read More »
Irate chief on video responds: ‘Nobody should judge me on one incident’. But should we judge how Chief Coldren & Uniontown are handling the aftermath?
There was a lot to learn in the original video showing the chief going nuclear and there is a lot to learn from how Uniontown is handling the fallout.Read More »
More cameras focused on Uniontown, PA fire chief. News coverage of Chuck Coldren’s tirade has mayor saying there will be an investigation.
Fire chief is on vacation leaving the Uniontown mayor to answer questions.Read More »
An angry fire chief on the streets of Uniontown, Pennsylvania threatens to have a citizen with a camera arrested.Read More »
Facebook problems in the Nation’s Capital. Five DC firefighters taken off the street for comments about police.
Picture and comments about off-duty traffic stop by DC Police lead to investigation.Read More »
Firehouse websites banned under new Baltimore social media policy. Critics also concerned about free speech issues.
The new policy, like many around the country, brings up a lot of interesting questions and issues.Read More »
Volunteer firefighters in Maine take political stand. Shoot TV ad supporting gay marriage initiative.
Campaign director for Mainers United is also a volunteer firefighter.Read More »