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Special Report: US Supreme Court to Rule on Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage

The issue of same-sex marriage heads to the U.S. Supreme Court March 26 and 27. The high court will hear a challenge to California’s ban on gay marriage and will also consider a federal law that defines marriage solely as

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Posted in LGBT, Special Report

Bullshit US Lawmakers: Cyber Attacks Will Have Consequences

Politician

Members of a U.S. congressional panel have expressed concern about the threat cyber attacks from other nations pose to U.S. national security.  Some lawmakers are calling on the Obama administration to make sure governments which might be encouraging or tolerating

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Posted in Government Control, World News

Censorship: 2011 in Review – California Reader Privacy Upgrade

By Cindy Cohn | Sourced from EFF.org (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Top 25 Censored News 2011: #23 Worldwide Movement To Ban or Charge Fees For Plastic Bags

Shoppers worldwide are using 500 billion to one trillion single-use plastic bags per year. The average use time of a plastic bag is 12 minutes. Plastic bags pollute our waters, smother wetlands and entangle and kill animals. This eventually affects

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Posted in Censorship, Media Censorship

Big Media Tramples On Constitutional Rights to Protect Antiquated Business Model

In its ongoing battle against music piracy, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is backing a bill in the California legislature, SB 550, which permits the police to disregard the Fourth Amendment. SB 550 would allow law enforcement to

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

NCAC and FAP Send Letter To Marin Civic Center re: Nudes Censorship

Source: National Coalition Against Censorship (Blog) As blogged earlier this week, admins at the Marin Civic Center censored a painting of a nude female from an annual art show because an employee claimed it constituted sexual harassment. This morning, NCAC

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Nudes In The News! Marin County Civic Center Censors Artist

Source: The National Coalition Against Censorship Blog The Marin County Civic Center has chosen to eliminate a nude painting by San Rafael artist Sylvia Cossich Goodman from a public exhibition. The full-frontal nude was accepted through what we can assume

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A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #1. THE REAL STORY BEHIND OUR ECONOMIC CRISIS

We have been told that factors such as the over-regulation of business and the “declining moral fiber of the American worker” caused the worst economic crisis since the depression. However, testifying before the California Senate Committee on Industrial Relations, a

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #23. A WARNING FOR ALL AMERICANS WHO RELY ON MONOPOLY UTILITIES

The 5th “best censored” story of 1978 was titled “Winter Choice: Heat or Eat.” It revealed that there were more than 200 deaths directly linked to the shut-off of gas and electric utility service in the winters of 1975, ’76,

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Feb 8, 1924: First Execution by Lethal Gas

The first execution by lethal gas in American history is carried out in Carson City, Nevada. The executed man was Tong Lee, a member of a Chinese gang who was convicted of murdering a rival gang member. Lethal gas was

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