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KKK wants to adopt part of highway

A North Georgia chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has applied to "adopt" a stretch of highway in Union County, Georgia, according to paperwork obtained by CNN on Monday. The application, which would allow the white supremacy group to receive state recognition for cleaning up a one-mile portion of a highway, was filed by the International Keystone Knights of the KKK on May 21. If the Georgia Department of Transportation accepts the application, the KKK would be responsible for cleaning litter on a part of Georgia State Route 515 in the Appalachian Mountains near the North Carolina border.

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Jailed punk band Pussy Riot pushes free speech limits in Russia

Oslo, Norway (CNN) -- Here's a quick way to get arrested in modern Russia: Walk into a cathedral wearing a neon mask and carrying a guitar, stand on the pulpit and scream punk songs with lyrics like "Virgin Mary drive Putin away!" Throw in a few more obscenities, and that's how three members of the punk band Pussy Riot ended up in Russian prison in early March, after criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin, who the group says is in bed with the Russian Orthodox Church and is unfairly cracking down on free speech.

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The Revolution Coming To Spain

Ron Paul and the Spanish Revolution. Video from protests in Spain. Ron Paul's name is getting out there. Freedom is addictive.

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No Freedom of Speech

A man in New York was sentenced to 15 days in jail for violating his city's ordinance regulating electronic billboard messages.

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‘Unlawful’ Facebook posts mean prison time under Michigan law

An “unlawful post,” according to Michigan law (MCL 750.411s), is defined as a message through any medium of communication, including the Internet or other electronic medium, without the victim’s consent, if the posting could cause two or more separate unconsented contacts with the victim; posting the message is intended to cause conduct that would make the victim feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened, harassed or molested and causes a reasonable person to suffer emotional distress.

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Bartholomew brothers convicted in Yuba County anti-tax trial

Yuba County prosecutors said the case against Benjamin and Russell Bartholomew was not a free speech issue and that it is really about the brothers not following law enforcement instructions on April 28, 2011, when questioned by Yuba County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Sowles.

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Berkley Police intimidate journalist to change article.

A Carlos Miller article about a Berkely Police Chief abusing his power by sending an officer to journalist's home at 12:45 am. First Amendment violation?

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Police chief sends goon to reporter's home to request story changes

Minutes after reading a late-night news story online about him that he perceived to be inaccurate, Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan ordered a sergeant to a reporter's home insisting on changes, a move First Amendment experts said reeked of intimidation and attempted censorship.

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Words to get your website on a government watch list

Social Media Monitoring FTW - a comprehensive list of what to write (or not to write depending on your attitude)

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Critics of ‘post-birth abortion’ guilty of ‘hate speech’

“The editor of an ethics journal that recently published an article advocating infanticide (what the authors call ‘post-birth abortion’), has responded to widespread criticism by pointing out that promoting the killing of newborns is nothing new: in fact, in the Netherlands infant euthanasia is already legal and practiced."

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