Monthly Archives: March 2012

Doonesbury “Abortion” Strips: Who Didn’t Run Them, and How to Contact

With regularity, editors at some papers choose not to run an episode of Garry Trudeau’s “Doonesbury” strip. The latest incident involved satirical commentary on state lawmakers requiring women to undergo invasive and medically unnecessary ultrasounds before abortions.  A large number … Continue reading

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Response to PayPal’s blog about its ban on sales of certain erotic literature

Last week we sent a complaint to PayPal about its policy to shut down accounts of online merchants who sell erotica containing descriptions of rape, incest, and bestiality. Many other organizations have since registered their concerns over the policy.  Today, … Continue reading

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Art Succeeds in Starting a Conversation, But Some Call for the Cancellation of the Project

Update: Lawrence, KS officials have banned the project, saying the proposed art installation would amount to animal cruelty. The Kansas code allows “with respect to farm animals” for “normal or accepted practices of animal husbandry, including the normal and accepted … Continue reading

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