THE KNOWLEDGE PROJECT While censorship in the fields of art and politics has traditionally garnered the preponderance of public attention, the last few years has brought increased scrutiny of First Amendment concerns in the area of scientific research. A scientist's right to communicate and disseminate his or her research findings, however, is a form of […]
Archives for October 2001
News: San Antonio’s city council has agreed to pay the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center $550,000 for cutting the group’s funding four years ago. The money is part of a settlement reached in the center’s "viewpoint discrimination" lawsuit, which was prompted by a previous council’s actions. Negotiations began in May to end the lawsuit after […]
The National Coalition Against Censorship, the ACLU of Southern California, The First Amendment Project of Oakland, CA and a large number of local and national artists announced that they are protesting the removal of Alex Donis' exhibition, "WAR," from the Watts Towers Art Center. The show, which is comprised of a series of paintings featuring […]
They’ve held blood drives, staged unity vigils, and offered scholarships to the children of the victims. Clearly, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, colleges—along with the rest of the nation—have shown an unparalleled generosity. They’ve also exhibited stunning intolerance.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, October 2, 2001 Internet filters are hopelessly flawed, according to a comprehensive survey released today by the National Coalition Against Censorship’s Free Expression Policy Project. Internet Filters: A Public Policy Report offers a complete, easy-to-use summary of existing tests, studies, and reports on the over—and under—blocking propensities of the major […]