Contrary to those beliefs espoused vocally in various circles, we as American citizens are indeed fortunate in the avenues available to us to express our opinions without fear of repercussion. For example, in letters to editors, calls to talk show hosts, assemblage in protest or support and as columnists, we are free to convey our approval or disapproval of everything from actions of government, federal or local, to displeasure at our neighbors’ penchant for loud music or a cluttered yard.
Don’t stifle debate with flawed or incomplete science
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