The First Amendment Center commented this week on an Ohio Appeals Court ruling that an adolescent girl was guilty of disorderly conduct. The girl was arrested for the words she spoke to police offers, following a fight among middle school students. With the ruling, the court denied the girl’s claims that her arrest violated her […]
Archives for December 2012
Trying to explain what happened in Connecticut by pointing to video games is easy; unfortunately, it won’t do much to stem violence or treat mental illness.
You remember Santa Claus, the jolly white-haired gent? If you’ve read or heard Clement C. Moore’s classic holiday poem, A Visit From Saint Nicholas, you probably have a mental picture from the following lines: “His eyes — how they twinkled! his dimples how merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry! His […]
…Years of fighting Censorship. Ok, maybe it doesn’t sound epic, but that’s because winning these battles of encroaching censorship is something that is so easy to take for granted. So, instead, imagine NCAC as a plucky hobbit-creature and Censorship as a fire-breathing dragon, a heartless, harbinger of death and destruction (culturally relevant blog humor!). Anyhow, […]
…Egyptian Breasts Milking Nude Ladies Dancing Lords Banned for Witchcraft Bush Monkeys Swimming Nude Adults laying A golden chastity key Aristophanes‘ The Birds Catholic French outrage, a Clear Channel Dove and no art in Newark library We selected this censored film for Day 11 of the Twelve Days, as the Museum of Modern Art in New York is currently honoring its maker with […]