Author: Mary Fetzer


Mary Fetzer is a professional freelance writer and editor. She has 10 years of experience writing articles, blog posts, and press releases for online publications and has covered an enormous range of topics ranging from personal finance and international trade to pregnancy and senior living. Mary has a business degree from Penn State and a tremendous passion for words (and good grammar). She lives with her two daughters in Central Pennsylvania. Check out Mary's work on Contently.

If Trump blocks you on Twitter, can you sue?

Katie Fallow, senior attorney at the Knight Institute, told CNN Tech, “While [our letter] relates to our most prominent Twitter user, the principles we seek to vindicate apply to all public officials and public entities that use social media to conduct government business and allow the public to participate.”

8 landmark cases for gay rights in the US

Until the middle of the last century, sexual practices that veered from the conventional heterosexual model were largely illegal in the United States. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights have come a long way since then, thanks to seven of these landmark cases. The status of the eighth—and the fact that six of the eight […]

The best and worst states for teen drivers

Motor vehicle accidents remain the leading cause of death for 16- to 19-year-olds in the United States, with an average of 226 auto-related teen deaths occurring every month. The summer months are particularly deadly, with Memorial Day marking the start of the “100 deadliest days for teens on the road,” according to the American Automobile […]

Do millennials actually value free speech?

“Millennials who think that we should limit free speech to prevent ‘offensive speech’ haven’t given the matter much thought,” says Wells Lyons, founder of Resistance Enterprises. “Well-behaved people rarely make history.”