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Free Speech Banned In Otisville, N.Y

by | 11th, June 2007

IN prison your body is free. And neither is your mind:

Inmates at the federal prison camp in Otisville, N.Y., were stunned by what they saw at the chapel library on Memorial Day – hundreds of books had disappeared from the shelves.

The removal of the books is occurring nationwide, part of a long-delayed, post-Sept. 11 federal directive intended to prevent radical religious texts, specifically Islamic ones, from falling into the hands of violent inmates.

Next they’ll be piping musak into the cells…



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