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Infographic: Abstinence-Only Education

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Ward Churchill’s firing upheld. NCAC Executive Director on Churchill and protecting controversial speech

A court Tuesday upheld the University of Colorado’s firing of professor Ward Churchill after controversy arose from his essay which referred to victims of the 9/11 attacks as “little Eichmanns.” Judge Larry Naves ruled that Churchill would neither get his … Continue reading

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What’s new in Censorship News

Get news in your inbox. Submit your email address to receive Censorship News delivered straight to you. You’ll get a pdf of the print version of Censorship News as well as regular updates on censorship issues. In this issue of … Continue reading

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A brief history of music censorship

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Skirting responsibility: Google CEO Eric Schmidt on internet censorship

On Monday, The Telegraph reported on Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s talk at the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. In it, he chastised censorious governments, saying completely effective internet censorship was unattainable and governments trying to do so were doomed to fail. … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Film Censorship

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Video games are ruining our children! A look at an amicus brief supporting CA violent video game law

Spilling a little red type.  GamePolitics does quick work on an amicus brief filed by the Eagle Forum (“leading the pro-family movement since 1972”) supporting California’s video game law by highlighting the most problematic claims of the brief. As GamePolitics … Continue reading

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Louisiana bill SB 152 on sexually explicit materials passes; GamePolitics on its implications

From GamePolitics.com, a review of the Lousiana bill SB 152 By a 35-0 vote [June 10, 2009], the Louisiana Senate passed SB 152, a bill which would make a pattern of distributing sexually explicit material to children a deceptive trade practice … Continue reading

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The Report Card: Free expression in schools in the 2008-2009 school year

This week we’re running a little segment we’re calling the NCAC Report Card. Our look into free expression in school and how it fared in the main subject areas. You can read our performance assessments here, but we’d also like … Continue reading

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The Report Card: ENGLISH

GRADE: C+ Books – always a hot button issue in the censorship debate. This year, similar to previous years, some curriculum classics got challenged. Here’s a few of the fights we saw over books being taught in middle- and high-school … Continue reading

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