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Overreaction to Bush Admin Complaint Prompted 'Block' on Abortion Searches

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posted on Apr, 5 2008 @ 12:57 PM
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Overreaction to Bush Admin Complaint Prompted 'Block' on Abortion Searches


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University administrators of the world's largest scientific database on reproductive health blocked the word "abortion" as a search term after receiving a complaint from the Bush administration over two abortion-related articles listed in the database.

"The items in question had to do with abortion advocacy -- the two items dealing with abortion were removed following this inquiry, and the administrators made a decision to restrict abortion as a search term," said Tim Parsons, a spokesman for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Maryland.

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posted on Apr, 5 2008 @ 12:57 PM
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More intimidation of Freedom of speech and information from the thugs in the Whitehouse...Look, I know the abortion debate is a highly explosive and controversial issue, but blocking out the ACTUAL WORD from even being searched?!? People should have a right to research and form their own opinions of things, not have it determined as to what they can and cannot educate themselves on... This reeks of complete fascism...

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