Congress wants to bleet out the A-word from any international group that receives U.S. family planning funds. The legislation, HR 1757–also known as the Global Gag Rule–has passed both houses of Congress and now requires the President’s action.
Archives for September 1998
"I hate to shock anyone, but teens are having sex." So said Jeremy Meyers, a 19 year-old high school student, at the Sex and Censorship seminar sponsored by NCAC in June. Meyers, creator of a website about books for gay and lesbian youth, spoke on a panel discussion of Sex and Censorship: Dangers to Minors and Others?
In 1995, President Clinton issued an executive order to declassify Government documents older than 25 years. Since then, more than 400 million pages of documents have been made public – more than the government had declassified in all the preceding years combined, according to Steven Aftergood, Director of the Project on Government Secrecy.