Tag Archives | Freedom of Speech

Which Books Should be Banned?

ACCORDING to the American Library Association (ALA) the book most American parents have wanted banned over recent years is ‘And Tango Makes Three’ about two male penguins that adopt a fertilized egg and raise the chick.  According to Walt Brasch writing at On Line Opinion: “Gays saw the story as a positive reinforcement of their […]

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Andrew Bolt Guilty: But is it Really About Freedom of Speech?

TODAY, in the Federal Court, well-known columnist and political commentator Andrew Bolt was found guilty of racial discrimination.   In particular he was found guilty of mocking people who do not look aboriginal, but call themselves aboriginal.   He was condemned on the basis of comment in two columns one entitled ‘It’s so hip to be black’ […]

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