Free Speech and the 1st Amendment Readings: February 5, 2001

Title: Free-Speech Advocates Fight Filtering Software in Public Schools
Author: Carl S. Kaplan
Date: January 19, 2001
Source: New York Times
Abstract: Working alongside the ACLU and People for the American Way Foundation, librarians battle with the government about content filters required by the Children's Internet Protection Act and Communications Decency Act.
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Title: Librarians Sue U.S. Over Internet Censorship
Author: Catherine Par
Date: January 19, 2001
Source: NewsFactor Network
Abstract: First amendment issues, yes, but also a debate about who would pay for it: the states or the federal government?