Daily Archives: February 6, 2009

The Week in Book Censorship

It has been a busy week for book censorship. On Tuesday, MSNBC reported that The Bookseller of Kabul, a nonfiction account of life inside an Afghan household, was removed from a high school in Wyandotte, Michigan. The book had been … Continue reading

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NCAC’s Executive Director on the free speech controversy in the Netherlands

NCAC’s director Joan Bertin responds to Ian Buruma’s op-ed on the Dutch legislator Geert Wilders in a recent letter to the editor in The New York Times. According to Bertin: Ian Buruma is right to note how ironic it is that … Continue reading

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The future of “Don’t ask, don’t tell”

Obama and his team pledged to work on overturning the 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, which only allows gays and lesbians to serve in the U.S. military if they keep secret their sexual orientation. According to the Boston Globe, … Continue reading

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