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Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 7 Introduction 10 Chapter 1: Should There Be Limits to Free Speech? Chapter Preface 14 1. Limits Must Be Imposed on Free Speech 16 Jonah Goldberg 2. Free Speech Must Be Protected 20 American Civil Liberties Union 3. Censorship Should Be Used for the Protection of Children 24 Kevin W Saunders 4. Censorship Is Not an Effective Way to Protect Children 32 Charles Taylor 5. The Press Should Practice Self-Censorship During Times of Crisis 42 Carlos A. Kelly 6. The Press Should Not Be Censored During Times of Crisis 48 Anthony Lewis 7. Telemarketers Should Be Censored 56 David Ebel 8. Censorship of Telemarketers Violates the First Amendment 62 Rodney Smolla Periodical Bibliography 67 Chapter 2: Should the Internet Be Censored? Chapter Preface 69 1. Internet Filters Should Be Used in Libraries 71 William H. Rehnquist 2. Internet Filters Should Not Be Used in Libraries 75 Clarence Page 3. Internet Pornography Should Be Censored 79 J. Robert Flores 4. The Government Should Not Censor Internet Pornography 84 Eugene Volokh 5. Regulations Should Be Implemented to Reduce Spam 89 Charles E. Schumer 6. Regulations Should Not Be Implemented to Reduce Unwanted Spam 94 Clyde Wayne Crews Jr Periodical Bibliography 99 Chapter 3: Has America's War on Terrorism Led to Increased Censorship? Chapter Preface 101 1. The Patriot Act Has Led to Increased Censorship in the United States 103 EleanorJ. Bader 2. The Patriot Act Has Not Led to Unnecessary Censorship in the United States 108 John Ashcroft 3. The Right to Dissent Has Been Threatened in the War on Terrorism 113 Simon Houpt 4. The Right to Dissent Has Not Been Threatened in the War on Terrorism 121 Bobby Eberle 5. The U.S. Occupation of Iraq Has Resulted in Iraqi Media Censorship 126 Alex Gourevitch 6. The U.S. Occupation of Iraq Has Resulted in Iraqi Media Freedom 132 Ilene R. Prusher Periodical Bibliography 137 Chapter 4: Is Freedom in the United States Threatened by Censorship? Chapter Preface 139 1. Government Regulation of Broadcasters Is a Threat to Freedom 141 Adam Thierer 2. Government Regulation of Broadcasters Is Necessary 145 Jonathan S. Adelstein 3. Censorship by Media Conglomerates Threatens Democracy 151 Gene Kimmelman 4. Current Media Ownership Rules Promote Freedom of Speech 160 Michael K Powell 5. The Proposed Flag Protection Amendment Is a Threat to Liberty in America 166 Gary E. May 6. The Proposed Flag Protection Amendment Is Not a Threat to Liberty in America 171 Patrick H. Brady Periodical Bibliography 177 For Further Discussion 178 Organizations to Contact 181 Bibliography of Books 185 Index 187Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Censorship United States, Mass media Censorship United States, Internet Censorship United States, Freedom of speech United States