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Free Speech, Charlie Hebdo, and the Ultimate Campus Trigger Warning (VIDEO)

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Once you set the precedent that speech will be censored if it offends people who respond violently to that speech, you guarantee that more people will respond violently on a wider variety of issues. There is a reason why no one ever says "the best way to deal with a bully is to immediately give him everything he wants."

Charlie Hebdo: What Offends Does Not Make It Factual

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
Shahid Mahmood

Charlie Hebdo exaggerates and offends. We all know, that what offends is not necessarily factual. No one has the right to kill those who offend. Anyone who claims this right deserves to be the object of withering satire and criticism.

Four Muslims On Trial In Denmark For "Mumbai-Style" Terror Plot

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion

* Trial begins in terror plot against newspaper * Four defendants plead not guilty to terror charge * One pleads guilty ...

Europeans and Americans Should Freely Urge Turkey to Respect Free Speech

Marietje Schaake | Posted 06.06.2011 | World
Marietje Schaake

The debate on fundamental freedoms in Turkey intensified after the recent arrests of journalists following a court order that criminalizes the possession of a yet unpublished book.

After Quran Burning, The Need To Put People First

Nigel Barber | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Nigel Barber

Instead of respecting religion, we need to respect people. We can begin by respecting their right to life.

Where's Muhammad? Shamefully, not in the Washington Post nor the Denver Post

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael D. Brown


Lars Vilks, Swedish Muhammad Cartoonist, Target Of Suspected Arson

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — The home of a Swedish artist who once drew a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad as a dog has been hit by a suspected arson attack, poli...

Molly Norris, Seattle Cartoonist, Warned Of Al Qaeda Death Threat Over Muhammad Cartoon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The FBI warned Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris on Tuesday to beware of the death threats made against her by a radical cleric associated with al-Queda...

Standing Up to Standing Up

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

Facing up to the other set of idiots in the censorship debate. To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon "Some Guy With a Website," check out th...

Muzzle Tov, Southwestern College & Your 'Free Speech Patio'!

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Congratulations to the administration, and President Raj K. Chopra, of Southwestern College (SWC) in Southern California for being awarded a 2010 Jefferson Muzzle Award for achievement in censorship!

Pakistan Needs More Facebook Friends

Summer Qassim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Summer Qassim

Pakistanis -- despite what you may hear these days -- are not without senses of humor. A few months ago, Pakistan's version of the Onion, the Maila Ti...

No Word From Paulin-Ramirez Since Release From Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LEADVILLE, Colo. — A Colorado woman who says she is the mother of an American held and later released in Ireland over an alleged plot to kill a ...

Colorado Mother Held In Connection With Plot To Assassinate Cartoonist

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LEADVILLE, Colo. — Before her daughter disappeared last fall, Christine Mott recalls that the 31-year-old who had been held in connection with a...

Mohammed Drawing Published In Swedish Papers

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — The point of a caricature depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog was to show that artistic freedom allows mockery of all religions,...

Cartoonist Murder Plot: Seven Muslims Arrested In Ireland

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Irish police arrested seven people Tuesday over an alleged plot to kill a Swedish artist who depicted the Prophet Mu...

Politiken, Danish Newspaper, Apologizes For Muhammad Cartoon

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion


Kurt Westergaard, Danish Muhammad Cartoonist, Defiant In Face Of Threats

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN — A few pen strokes thrust Kurt Westergaard into the midst of an international crisis, exposing him to death threats and an alleged a...

Man With Axe Attempts Attack On Mohammed Cartoonist Kurt Westergaard

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN — Police foiled an attempt to kill an artist who drew a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad that sparked outrage in the Muslim wor...

Chicago Suspects In Danish Cartoon Terror Plot Eyed In India Attacks

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two Chicago men accused of developing what federal prosecutors call a blueprint for a terrorist assault on a Danish newspaper also are...

Islamic Group Forces Site To Remove Satirical Religious Video Game "Faith Fighter"

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Saudi-based Islamic group Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) spoke out Tuesday against "Faith Fighter" -- an online video game that pits...

Mohammed Cartoon Prints Go On Sale

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prints of the Danish cartoon depicting Islam's Prophet Mohammed as a suicide bomber in 2005 -- much to the chagrin of the international Muslim communi...

Rasumussen Gives 'Political Apology' For Mohammed Cartoons

PoliGazette | Michael van der Galien | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite denying it beforehand, Rasmussen issued a - somewhat hidden - apology to 'the Muslim world.' Last weekend, several outlets, including PoliGaz...