Freedom Of Speech

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Death for Preaching Christ in ‘Liberated’ Libya #tcot #ccot #jcot

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/raymond-ibrahim/death-for-preaching-christ-in-liberated-libya/ …..” Four foreign Christians including one who holds American-Swedish citizenship were arrested days ago in Libya. According to the Guardian,their crime is arousing “suspicion of being missionaries& distributing Christian literature, a charge that could carry the death penalty.” Apparently the four Christians had “contracted a local printer to produce pamphlets explaining Christianity.” Proselytizing to … Continue reading

Egyptians Question U.S. Policy, Call for Change | Fikra Forum

http://fikraforum.org/?p=2914 ….” At this critical time in Egypt’s transition, Fikra Forum felt it important to gauge the reaction of the non -Islamist Egyptian opposition to current U.S. policy. We are happy to present the opinions of well-established democracy and human rights activists on the ground, in addition to expert analysts and observers. We offer gratitude … Continue reading

Iranian Christian Reza Jebbari to be deported faces possible death for apostasy

Sweden to Deport Iranian Christian? http://blogs.cbn.com/globallane/archive/2012/11/12/sweden-to-deport-iranian-chirstian.aspx ” Iranian Christian Reza Jebbari faces imminent deportation from Sweden, despite the possibility that his return to Iran could lead to his imprisonment or death. Jebbari is a former Muslim who converted to Christianity during a visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2010. He applied for assylum [sic] when he … Continue reading

Egypt’s New President Moves Against Democracy – The Washington Institute for Near East Policy #tcot

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/egypts-new-president-moves-against-democracy ….”The incident gave Mr. Morsi an excuse to sack the security officials who posed the greatest threat to his domestic authority — particularly the leaders of Egypt’s now-defunct military junta, which in June had issued its own constitutional declaration limiting the newly elected president’s powers. More important, Mr. Morsi used the Sinai crisis to … Continue reading

The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription #tcot #tlot #teaparty

NARA | The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/print_friendly.html?page=declaration_transcript_content.html&title=NARA%20%7C%20The%20Declaration%20of%20Independence%3A%20A%20Transcription IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of … Continue reading

Does the government have the right to prohibit real or imagined lies,even when no fraud is involved?

RRD:The Stolen Valor act signed into law by George W.Bush,makes it a crime to falsely claim that you served in the military.Apparently this is the case even if no fraud (financial gain) was involved and even if it is not for the purpose of espionage or sabotage. While I find these liars despicable,I find many … Continue reading

Ayn Rand and #freespeech

Free Speech — Ayn Rand Lexicon http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/free_speech.html The Objectivist Calendar, June 1978 …”The communists and the Nazis are merely two variants of the same evil notion: collectivism. But both should be free to speak—evil ideas are dangerous only by default of men advocating better ideas. ”… “The Cashing -In: The Student ‘Rebellion,’” Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, … Continue reading

Transcript reveals Judge’s surreal contempt for #Freedomofspeech

Michelle Malkin » Going dark to urge congressional action: Who will protect the freedom to blog? http://michellemalkin.com/2012/06/08/going-dark-to-urge-congressional-action-who-will-protect-the-freedom-to-blog/ ”The most alarming aspect of Vaughey’s hearing was the judge’s disregard for Brandenburg in favor of a standard of free speech of Vaughey’s own making. From the transcript: WALKER: But it is my right under the First Amendment … Continue reading