"Freedom of Speech is a Figure of Speech..."

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
~ Voltaire


Amendment I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,
or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;
or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press;
or the right of the people peaceably to assemble,
and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

This is how I choose my library...
Most Frequently Banned Books in U.S. in the 1990's
Banned Books On-line
Book Stacks - Banned Books Exhibit
Banned Books Week '96 Web Site

"The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame."
~ Oscar Wilde

Coda from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

"If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise,
we don't believe in it at all.."

~ Noam Chomsky

Families Against Internet Censorship
National Coalition Against Censorship
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Freedom Forum
Republicans Against Censorship

"What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me.
Now they are content with burning my books."

~ Sigmund Freud

The File Room Censorship Archive
Bonfire of Liberties
Project Censored
Censorship in Media
Freedom of Speech - Use It or Lose It!
Media Watchdog

"Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings."
~ Heinrich Heine

See/Hear/Speak No Evil
The Indeceny Page
Index on Censorship
Know Your Enemies

"It's the word's suppression that gives it its viciousness"
~ Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce
How to talk dirty and influence people


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