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Moscow court frees 1 of 3 Pussy Riot members

http://hosted.ap.org

One jailed member of the punk band Pussy Riot unexpectedly walked free from a Moscow courtroom, but the other two now head toward a harsh punishment for their irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin: a penal colony.

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20 year old jailed for offensive Facebook jokes

http://www.bbc.co.uk

A Lancashire man who posted offensive comments on Facebook about a missing five-year-old has been jailed for 12 weeks.

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Banned Books Week Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

http://www.publishersweekly.com

Banned Books Week is celebrating its 30th anniversary – because, well, people are still trying to remove Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird from library shelves.

But there’s also plenty that’s new for Banned Books Week 2012 (September 30 to October 6). Here’s a rundown...

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Judge slams Occupy Chicago arrests as ‘unconstitutional'

http://rt.com

A Cook County judge dismissed charges against 92 Occupy protesters arrested in a Chicago park last October, ruling that the city’s overnight park curfew violated the First Amendment and was being enforced selectively.

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Another nail in the coffin of free speech

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com

Just after midnight Saturday morning, authorities descended on the Cerritos home of the man believed to be the filmmaker behind the anti-Muslim movie that has sparked protests and rioting in the Muslim world. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies escorted a man believed to be Nakoula Basseley Nakoula to an awaiting car.

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Traffic ticket paid with 137 origami dollar bill PIGS

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

A man arrived at a municipal court this week and attempted to pay a $137 traffic violation ticket with 137 origami pigs fashioned with dollar bills and boxed in two Dunkin Donut trays.

A city clerk refused to accept his creative payment method however, and forced him to unfold each every one of his painstakingly made creations.

The unidentified man, who goes by the name of Bacon Mouse on YouTube, posted a recording of the exchange and explained his motives in a description of the video.

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Brigham City, Utah Faces Legal Challenge Over Its 'Free-Speech Zones'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a Utah city in federal court over a "free-speech zone" ordinance, saying the Orwellian-named measure unconstitutionally requires a permit for almost any form of public expression. "Under this ordinance, you would arguably have to apply for a permit to engage in nearly any speech in the city," he said.

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Instead of defending free speech, some would rather submit to violence

http://www.guardian.co.uk

As many of you may know, Muslim crazies have stormed embassies in Egypt and Libya. Killing a U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens in Libya. Some in the U.S. want to charge a maker of a video critical of radical Islam with the murder of Stevens http://hotair.com/archives/2012/09/12/msnbc-host-hey-lets-prosecute-jone... and the other is a dodgy Brit that wants to ban free speech and submit.

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This is what democracy looks like. Part 2

http://www.breitbart.com

Woman kicked out of MSNBC pavilion because she had a sign that said she was a black conservative. When she offered to put the sign away and even throw it away they still told her she had to leave. For intimidation one of the security guards claimed to be a secret service agent.

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Pussy riot flees Russia.

http://www.reuters.com

2 of pussy riots members have fled Russia, they cannot be located by state goons.

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