Today’s daily news stories revolve around freedom of speech (particularly appropriate during National Freedom of Speech Week): an article about a voter who was told she was would have turn her shirt featuring President Obama inside-out in order to vote, and a story covering the free speech questions surrounding former NPR correspondent Juan Williams.  What do you think?


By Pete Wright via Wikimedia Commons

- Obama T-shirt serves as voting ‘dress code’ reminder: Can the government stop voters from wearing politically-themed clothing to the polls?

- NPR’s federal funding questioned after analyst fired: Did NPR, which is partially funded with taxpayer dollars, abridge the First Amendment when it fired Juan Williams?

Do you agree with the actions taken in each of these articles?

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