Monday, May 22, 2006

Via Lisnews.org:
"The Australian Federal Government may ban the sale of "hate books" and outlaw the glorification of terrorism. Islamic books that support violent jihad can be sold because sedition and incitement laws do not specifically ban them, according to legal advice to the Australian Federal Police.

Well this does go some way toward the concerns expressed in an earlier post. And this post (link), which deals with banned books in the U.K.

I really feel that this is coming our way, folks... It won't be long before the U.S. follows suit and starts outlawing books. Or, to be more accurate, outlaws the manifestation of ideas that are deemed dangerous to the state, whether in book form or whether spoken aloud in lectures.

2 comments:

Angel, librarian and educator said...

It's already starting to arrive, if the "with us or against us" mentality of the powers that be is any indication. Does not mean we have to take it lying down and wait for them to come take away the First Amendment and the rest of the Constitution.

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