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"Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly."

Mahatma Gandhi,
Hindu leader, rights activist, 1942

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Feb. 10, 2009
TOP NEWS

2009 FOI conference set for March 13

Scholars, journalists will look at where freedom of information stands, how things might change under Obama.
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OTHER HEADLINES


GOP seeking to end ban on some donation limits
Republicans say Congress went too far by limiting contributions for 'nonfederal' campaign activities. 02.10.09

University doesn't have to recognize Christian group
Federal judge rules that California State campuses' nondiscrimination policy was intended to regulate conduct, not speech or association. 02.09.09

Court tosses part of challenge to NYC campaign-finance law
Federal judge rejects claims that law violates First, 14th amendments, but doesn't rule on whether statute discriminates against minority candidates, voters. 02.09.09

AP chief urges better news-media access to military ops
Tom Curley says industry must immediately negotiate new rules for covering war because 'we are the only force out there to keep the government in check and to hold it accountable.' 02.09.09

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ANALYSIS/COMMENTARY

Openness should govern public petitions, too
By Gene Policinski Names of contributors to state and local ballot initiatives are important for the voting public to know. 02.08.09

Inauguration 2009: our first freedom in a week of firsts
By Charles C. Haynes President Obama's choices of language and inaugural participants signals an embrace of believers of all faiths as well as nonbelievers. 02.01.09

Withholding crime info: good reasons, bad practice
By Douglas Lee Phoenix police say they're trying to protect privacy; in Savannah, a new electronic system is planned; but the victim is openness in government. 01.28.09

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