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Censorship in America: Hate Speech Overview

Hate speech is, outside the law, any communication that disparages a person or a group on the basis of some characteristic such as race, color, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, or other characteristic. In law, hate speech is

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June 12, 1987: Reagan Challenges Gorbachev

On this day in 1987, in one of his most famous Cold War speeches, President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down” the Berlin Wall, a symbol of the repressive Communist era in a divided Germany. In

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Bulletstorm: Censored in Germany, Coming to America

Source: Fox News – By John Brandon   It’s too violent for Germany. But it’s okay for America? Yet another uberviolent video game will be unleashed on an unsuspecting public next week. Featuring over-the-top violence, strong profanity and crude sexual

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Dead Spce 2 Delayed in Germany Due to Censorship

Source: Destructoid – By Jim Sterling Oh Germany, you so censorship! The German release of Dead Space 2 has been delayed due to the country’s ever-vigilant social nannies getting upset again. The inclusion of a “friendly fire” multiplayer option has

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Jan 12, 1943: Soviet Forces Penetrate the Siege of Leningrad

On this day, Soviet troops create a breach in the German siege of Leningrad, which had lasted for a year and a half. The Soviet forces punched a hole in the siege, which ruptured the German encirclement and allowed for

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Dec 20, 1963: Berlin Wall Opened for First Time

More than two years after the Berlin Wall was constructed by East Germany to prevent its citizens from fleeing its communist regime, nearly 4,000 West Berliners are allowed to cross into East Berlin to visit relatives. Under an agreement reached

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Dec 11, 1941: Germany Declares War on The United States

On this day, Adolf Hitler declares war on the United States, bringing America, which had been neutral, into the European conflict. The bombing of Pearl Harbor surprised even Germany. Although Hitler had made an oral agreement with his Axis partner

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