• The 1st Amendment starts with Congress shall make NO law concerning a religion nor the free exercise thereof... - pafinsp

Against Banned Books (Please Spread This Pic & The Text)

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Book Banning is such an awful thing,... parents who want to care for their kids challenge books and then... they perhaps ar banned... Banned Book week is a great celebration... celebrate freedom of speech and press is what they want to say... and these parents who "care" for their kids i cant understand them... they let them watch tvtvtv and play violent videogames but books shall be difficult? weird ^^

“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as publick Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us." — Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

orMone, chearn73, FloSchMUC, and 151 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. P.A ages ago | reply

    (Rated by Rate Me!</a

  2. Adnan. ages ago | reply

    hi Flo, can i contribute with my "banned" photo

    The Vanessa Series 2


  3. florian.b ages ago | reply

    Off course, you cann :)

  4. lkedwards ages ago | reply

    interesting snapshot, interesting message.


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  5. sportyjac22 ages ago | reply

    message is good, but it loses something for me because it's not real (must be the ex-journalist in me) T3+Z1=4

  6. Brad Ross ages ago | reply

    Picture of a sign. This shows no originality to me. Simply trying to pass along a message.


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  7. sous les pavés, la plage ages ago | reply

    you have 63 points after 9 ratings by rate me. even with the highest scoring you would miss overrated, so I'm pulling this one. I hope you won't mind after all this time.

  8. Alex Anyarch ages ago | reply

    Why isn't this picture creative common licensed? I'd like to spread this..

  9. Coal and Ice ages ago | reply

    This just in:


    Quick! How many books
    can you think of that
    include male genitalia

  10. svcnt ages ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Typescapes, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

  11. pafinsp ages ago | reply

    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;
    This is the FIRST line of the first Amendment..the first banned book was the BIBLE...Let's stop this unconstitutional ban!

  12. Coal and Ice ages ago | reply

    The Bible is banned in Federal Law?
    Do you have a statue to cite?


  13. librarians after dark ages ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Library Love, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

  14. marvelous fall [deleted] ages ago | reply

    FFP Award
    You are my favorite,please add this great 5+ fav photo to
    Flickr Favorite Photographers(5+ fav/comment 3/invite 2)

  15. enso-on ages ago | reply

    Hallo, ich bin der Administrator der Gruppe !@#$%&* Censorship, und wir würden uns freuen, wenn Du dies zu unserer Gruppe hinzufügen würdest.

  16. Writtersrightword 116 months ago | reply

    American Library Ass. Banned Books Week
    September 26−October 3, 2009


  17. pirathecaire 114 months ago | reply

    I just wanted to let you know that I used this picture for my blog, pirathecaire.com. As you can see if you visit pirathecaire, it is a French blog, so if my comment is not clear, blame it on my poor English. ;) For your information, as you may not read French, pirathecaire is a blog about librarianship.

    On my blog, if you roll over your picture, you will be able to read the «title» of the picture. I use a standard phrasing for each CC picture I put on my blog, that could be translated by something like «Picture created by [your name] under a Creative Commons [type of your license] license.» Your picture is also linked to its page on your flickr gallery, so the readers can track it back to you.

    Thank you!

  18. hazelNuts001 86 months ago | reply

    I also featured it on my blog.
    I came across it by (happy) accident when I was writing on the subject of book banning. Seriously thank you!

  19. Peter Kofler 54 months ago | reply

    Thank you for this great picture (and thank you for licensing this CC). I used it in a post about Advanced Personal Branding in my personal, non commercial Code Cop blog. It was the perfect picture for the subject of writing books. Thanks again.

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