This is where Judy tries to justify her support and promotion of censorship.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > The three of you have claimed that those > who have called on ABC to fix the falsehoods > in "Path to 9/11" or cancel the broadcast > are advocating "censorship." > > That is appallingly ignorant, and a > misconception that is actually dangerous > to free speech. > > Censorship is when some authority--usually > a governing body--*requires* an entity to > remove material it finds offensive and has > the power to enforce its order. > > In the case of this film, the only authority > with the power to order the removal of the > material and enforce that order is ABC. > > If the material were to be removed or the > showing canceled, it would be at ABC's behest, > because it had been persuaded that showing > the film as it is and as scheduled would not > serve the public interest. > > To refer to expressions of the opinion that > ABC *should* remove the material as > "censorship" is an attempt to intimidate those > who hold such opinions into not expressing them, > and is therefore itself an assault on free > speech. > > Just as ABC has the right to show the film, > members of the public have the right to say > they believe ABC *should not* show the film. > > That is not "censorship" in any way, shape, > or form. That, in fact, is free speech. > Intimidation is not censorship. Yes, I understand now. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/