Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Freedom of Expression
The website of The Progressive magazine has a running feature called Mcarthyism Watch, a series of brief articles about present-day attacks on freedom of expression in the United States. The Library Bill of Rights states: "Materials should not be proscribed or removed because of partisan or doctrinal disapproval....Libraries should cooperate with all persons and groups concerned with resisting abridgment of free expression and free access to ideas."
Freedom of Information and Freedom of Expression are essential to a healthy Democracy. How free do you feel?