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When Censorship Holds Sway, Justice Weeps

Source: SMU Daily Campus.com – By Joe Richardson The president should never be given unchecked control over the Internet Governments have a curious habit of silencing the voices that don’t agree with them. For centuries the gods of tyranny basked

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Let Us Stop Pussyfooting Around Our Censorship Laws

↑ Grab this Headline Animator Source: The Australian – By Ross Fitzgerald The religious lobby and prudes on the ALP‘s Right continue to treat Australians like children FEDERAL Attorney-General Robert McClelland and Justice Minister Brendan O’Connor have announced a shake-up

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The Argument from Comfort Justifications for “Blanket” Censorship

By Craig Boehman – (Also Check out Craig’s blog The NeoConArtist.) “Am I surprised, then, that Dr. Gribben has edited a version of Huck Finn that replaces the n-word with slave? Not really. Nor can I muster much righteous indignation

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Book Censorship – Ministry Report a Victory for Rationality – Mario Azzopardi

Source: The Malta Independent Online – By Francesca Vella Author Mario Azzopardi has welcomed the conclusions of a government report that found his book − Vampir u rakkonti oħra, which had been banned from government secondary school libraries − should

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Book Censorship is ‘Patronising’ Students

Source: Times of Malta The Arts Students Association (ASA) has reiterated its position against censorship in the light of the recent book controversy in secondary schools and at University. The organisation is in favour of age guidelines and certification but

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Censorship: Is Book Burning Next?

Source: The Jamestown Press – By Sam Bari A couple of weeks ago I thought the New Year was off to an auspicious beginning. I wrote about the advent of the Kindle, Sony, HanLin and IRex wireless e-book readers and how

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Leftists Upset About “Huck Finn” Censorship Have Only Themselves to Blame

Source: NewsRealBlog As outdated as the Left claims the Constitution to be, when it serves their purposes they dramatically embrace the First Amendment. The Left loves a good censorship controversy, and there is seldom anything that brings out the leftist

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Opinion: A Call to Drop the Crosshairs

Source: AOL News By Ellen Hopkins Special to AOL News Having had to defend my books against would-be censors on several occasions, I’m particularly sensitive to this charge, so it gave me pause. But writers self-censor our work when we

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We Shouldn’t Censor History

Source: National Post By Barbara Kay This text is a classic work of art that shouldn’t be altered. A newly-released version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain will substitute the word “slave” for “nigger.” The Full Comment

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Seeking Contributors

Censorship in America is seeking contributors to help grow our article base, and increase awareness of censorship and First Amendment issues – many of which do not make the news because they are specific to a certain location. If you

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