Letter from NCAC & the First Amendment Project about Censored Political Art in Fairfield CA November 18, 2003 John DeLorenzo Director of Community Services Fairfield City Hall 1000 Webster Street Fairfield, CA 94533 fax 707-428-7627 Dear Mr. DeLorenzo, The National Coalition Against Censorship and the First Amendment Project are national organizations concerned with […]
Archives for November 2003
The Super Imposer Removed from Fairfield Center for Creative Arts Fairfield, CA Jim Kimberly's sculpture, "The Super Imposer," was removed from the Juried Art Show at the gallery of the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts in Fairfield, CA because it was considered politically controversial. The interactive sculpture, a two-sided panel with the American Flag on […]
Although Texas policies were revised to limit grounds for rejection to “factual inaccuracy” in 1995, censorship still flourishes in the Lone Star State. Publishers still revise textbooks in order to sell to the nation’s second largest buyer. Last November, a science book was altered to appease anti-environmentalists. “Destruction of the rain forest could affect weather […]
In June, the Supreme Court ruled that Congress may require libraries receiving federal funds to filter the Internet, in the interest of protecting minors from sex online (Censorship News 90). CIPA, (the Children’s Internet Protection Act) is legal, the Court said, as long as adults can ask to have a computer unblocked.