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Steyn, Mark.

Summary: Includes the author's Maclean's columns which provoked lawsuits from the Canadian Islamic Congress, as well as other essays in response to the legal action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stockade Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.443 STE

Palfrey, John G. (John Gorham)

Summary: "Safe spaces, trigger warnings, microagressions, the disinvitation of speakers, demands to rename campus landmarks -- debate over these issues began in lecture halls and on college quads but ended up on op-ed pages in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, on cable news, and on social media. Some of these critiques had merit, but others took a series of cheap shots at 'crybullies' who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370 PAL

Summary: An intimate glimpse into the life and mind of Jordan Peterson, the academic and best-selling author who captured the world's attention with his criticisms of political correctness and life-changing philosophy on finding personal meaning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Tushnet, Mark V.

Summary: "The Supreme Court has unanimously held that Jackson Pollock's paintings, Arnold Schöenberg's music, and Lewis Carroll's poem "Jabberwocky" are "unquestionably shielded" by the First Amendment. Nonrepresentational art, instrumental music, and nonsense: all receive constitutional coverage under an amendment protecting "the freedom of speech," even though none involves what we typically think of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 TUS

Jones, Molly

Summary: It Looks at the First Amendment to the U.S. constitution, examining at the state of the world before it was passed, how it came to be passed, and how the rights of free speech, religion, petition, and assembly have been handled over the years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73085 JON

Bawer, Bruce.

Summary: In "While Europe Slept," Bawer sounded the alarm about the dire impact of Muslim immigration in Europe. Now, he reveals that a combination of fear and political correctness has led politicians and the media to appease radical Islam at the cost of freedom of speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.697 BAW

Dershowitz, Alan M.

Summary: The esteemed Harvard lawyer describes his career and the cases that have changed American jurisprudence throughout the past half century, discussing his early academic struggles, his clerking work for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, and his role in many prominent cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DERSHOWITZ, ALAN M DER

Katsoulis, Gregory Scott

Summary: In a world where every word and gesture is copyrighted and individuals are charged for speech, Speth Jime chooses to never speak again, inspiring others to follow in her footsteps and sparking a revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2017

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KAT
1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA FIC KAT

Mitchell, Greg

Contents: 2003, January. on the war path -- My 9/11 story and Iraq's -- February. Ellsberg : have the media learned lessons of Vietnam? -- Powell conquers the media -- Schanberg hits the ground rules running -- March. Eleven questions we wish they'd asked -- Rummy meets Mcnamara -- April. Moyers : beginning of the end or just the beginning? -- May. Back in the daze of 'mission accomplished' -- July....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 MIT

Lewis, Anthony

Summary: More than any other people on earth, Americans are free to say and write what they think. The media can air the secrets of the White House, the boardroom, or the bedroom with little fear of punishment or penalty. The reason for this extraordinary freedom is not a superior culture of tolerance, but just fourteen words in our most fundamental legal document: the free expression clauses of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 342.730 Lewis

Summary: Freedom of expression is enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But if "free speech," like hate speech and propaganda, is used to oppress others, what then? Are reasonable limits needed to preserve a democratic, civilized, and tolerant society, or would they lead us down a slippery slope?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Abrams, Floyd

Summary: "A lively and controversial overview by the nation's most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America... The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protected under what may well be the most honored and least understood addendum to the US Constitutionthe First Amendment. Floyd Abrams, a noted lawyer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 ABR

Summary: The surreal and shocking world of the controversial cult leader Reverend Fred Phelps and his hate group. Includes interviews and rare Phelps footage and allows viewers to reexamine the quintessentially American right of free speech.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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Summary: This documentary is a portrait of the Flathead Valley community trying to deal with deep-seated conflicts in the face of rapid change and growth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Katsoulis, Gregory Scott

Summary: "On the day she went silent, Speth never meant for anyone to follow her lead--or to start a rebellion of Silents. But after taking down the tyrant Silas Rog and freeing the city from his grasp, everyone is looking to Speth for answers she doesn't have. All she wants is to find her parents, who are shackled to a lifetime of servitude in exchange for a debt they can never repay. But how can Speth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KAT

Post, Robert

Summary: "A leading American legal scholar offers a surprising account of the incompleteness of prevailing theories of freedom of speech. Robert C. Post shows that the familiar understanding of the First Amendment, which stresses the "marketplace of ideas" and which holds that "everyone is entitled to an opinion," is inadequate to create and preserve the expert knowledge that is necessary for a modern...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7308 POS

Summary: A compilation of three short films about the current state of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Abrams, Floyd.

Summary: An eminent First Amendment advocate discusses his best-known cases in light of the current threat to America's freedom of speech. From the Patriot Act to Janet Jackson's Super Bowl show, recent events have embroiled America and its media in ongoing battles to maintain this country's freedom of expression. In this book, an attorney on the front lines of America's fight for uncensored expression...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.085 ABR

Summary: From the Publisher: Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, Burn This Book is a powerful collection of essays that explore the meaning of censorship and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperStudio 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.8 BUR

Summary: Follow the Dixie chicks, the top selling female band of all-time, through the now infamous anti-Bush comment made by the groups lead singer Natalie Maines in 2003. Follow the lives and careers of the Dixie Chicks over a period of three years during which they were under political attack and received death threats, while continuing to live their lives, have children, and make country music. At a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SHU

Moskowitz, P. E.

Summary: "A hard-hitting expose that shines a light on the powerful conservative forces that have waged a multi-decade battle to hijack the meaning of free speech--and how we can reclaim it." -- From Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 323.443 MOS

Thomas, Angie

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Summary: As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time-- and has massive shoes to fill. She's been labeled a hoodlum at school, and the fridge at home is empty after her mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral -- for all the wrong reasons. Portrayed by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC THO
1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Phantom Band

Contents: Freedom of speech -- E.F. 1 -- Brain police -- No question -- Relax -- Gravity -- Trapped again -- Experiments -- Dream machine -- Dangerous conversation

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bureau B 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK PHA

Summary: Wise, brilliant, and funny, Fran Lebowitz hit the New York literary scene in the early '70s when Andy Warhol hired the unknown scribe to write a column for Interview magazine. Today, she's an acclaimed author with legions of fans who adore her acerbic wit. Public speaking captures the author in conversation at New York's Waverly Inn, in an onstage discussion with longtime friend and celebrated...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PUB