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Tag: Freedom Of Speech
January 8, 2015 | 1:38 pm
December 19, 2013 | 11:06 am
Freedom of Speech Demonstrated Here
Every few weeks there is a letter urging the Jewish Journal to discontinue Dennis Prager. I have never seen a letter asking that Marty Kaplan be discontinued. Either a) everyone likes and agrees with Marty Kaplan or b) the readers who want...
February 25, 2012 | 9:50 pm
A federal district court judge this week dismissed a harassment charge against a Muslim man who allegedly attacked an atheist who had dressed up as “Zombie Muhammad” for Halloween, while leaving Zombie Pope unharmed.
Judge Mark Martin said that the evidence was entirely he-said, he...
May 9, 2011 | 1:56 pm
I am a huge advocate for standing up for what’s right, freedom of speech and people’s right to speak their mind; when it has direct impact on their lives, like a local issue. Most often than not, I am raising hell over various issues, opening my big mouth and trying to change things...
November 10, 2010 | 10:10 am
Addressing the tension between free speech and hate speech on University of California campuses at a forum in Orange County, UC President Mark Yudof told a Jewish group that university administrators cannot censor anti-Semitism propagated by Muslim student groups, even while he...
October 6, 2010 | 2:33 pm
June 24, 2008 | 1:34 am
VIDEO: ‘Don’t Be A Sucker’—War Department tells Americans to fight hatred and fanaticism (1947)
From The Prelinger Archives.
September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm
July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Twenty years ago, who could have thought that in 2004, the president of Russia would be attending a meeting of the leaders of industrialized democracies in the United States? Vladimir Putin's presence at the Group of Eight summit on Sea Island, Ga., in June could be seen as a sign of...
April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm
"The Hebrew Anarchist Comes to Town" a 1893 New York Times article alarmingly proclaimed. To other reporters, she was "Red Emma, Queen of the Anarchists."
Readers of the time knew exactly how to decipher the journalistic shorthand. It stood for Emma Goldman, one of those...