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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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Hemingway, King, Sedaris kicked out of New Hampshire high school classes

A couple of recent censorship attempts at public libraries have been squashed, but yesterday a group of parents succeeded in banning four short stories from high school classrooms in Litchfield, New Hampshire.   School Superintendent Elaine F. Cutler stated that … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly, the death of Dr. Tiller, and free speech

Did Bill O’Reilly’s speech about Dr. George Tiller violate the law? Probably not.  It is despicable? Certainly. Should it be condemned? Absolutely. Following news of Dr. George Tiller’s murder, journalists quickly began looking at the organizations and individuals who’ve taken … Continue reading

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Science in Transition

Over the past eight years, government censorship of science has ranged from silencing researchers to creating policies that interfered with the free exchange of scientific ideas.  Government censorship of science includes distortion and suppression of data, and threatens the public’s … Continue reading

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Sterilizing Information about our Health

The Department of Health and Human Services proposed a rule in August that values a religious doctor’s choice to refuse provision of services over a woman’s right to receive care. The proposed rule would protect the jobs of doctors who, … Continue reading

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