Steve Martin

A Microcosm of Censorship

By |2019-03-13T15:13:01-04:00March 18th, 2009|Blog|

We’ve noticed that the State of Oregon has been a hotbed for censorship incidents lately.  Here’s what’s been happening around the state: A Portland fifth grader has decided not to perform his act about President Barack Obama in his elementary school’s talent show after the principal forbade him from wearing a mask that depicts Obama during the performance.  The principal [...]

Steve Martin steps into the ring: Take that, Censorship!

By |2019-03-07T22:40:26-04:00March 16th, 2009|Blog|

NCAC has been following the case of Picasso at the Lapin Agile in La Grande Oregon for the past month or so. After receiving a call from a concerned parent, we wrote a letter to the Superintendent explaining how and why his decision to cancel the Steve Martin play was, well, wrong. Unfortunately, a little saber rattling from New York [...]