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Freedom Of Speech

“I was jeered and spat at for defending marriage”

Caroline Farrow | 08 April 2014 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: freedom of speech, same-sex marriage

When government bans therapy for teens

Robert Carle | 29 November 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: freedom of religion, freedom of speech, same-sex attraction
Two US states have laws violating the rights of parents and children to seek counseling for same-sex attraction.

Tasmania stifles abortion protest with new law

Diana Hutchinson | 22 November 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, Tasmania
The island state has just approved a law which mandates referral and suppresses dissent.

Unlearning Liberty

Denyse O'Leary | 28 November 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: book reviews, freedom of speech, higher education
American universities are discouraging students from expressing controversial views.

Free speech under siege

Colleen Carroll Campbell | 04 August 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: freedom of speech, same-sex marriage
Today's gay-marriage movement seems far more eager to silence its critics than debate them.

Free speech and tolerance strike again…

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: freedom of speech, New Zealand

Is our obsession with bullying limiting freedom of speech?

Izzy Kalman | 16 July 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: bullying, freedom of speech
If every offensive remark is called bullying, we begin to surrender the right to express even legitimate opinions.

Free speech no fait accompli

Alex Perrottet | 03 May 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: freedom of speech, media
On World Press Freedom Day, it’s not just Fiji that needs to pull up its socks.

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