We’re interrupting the series Of Nice And Men for a two-part interview with Stella Morabito about an essay she published in The Federalist on the how LGBT movement is seeking to restrict free speech in the United States. This is not a theoretical issue. Consider this scenario: how often, when you want to say something you think might be controversial, do you close a door or whisper? We do this now because we’re afraid of social repercussions, fall out, from stating truths that are a matter of common sense, i.e., of universal sense perception. We live in a world where a noisy, influential groups tell us that we can no longer say that sin is sin, grace is grace, that there is truth and error, that there is creation and a creational pattern and order.Unconstitutional, punitive speech codes, intended to silence dissent and intended to create a climate of fear and thought control, are already in effect on publicly-funded state university campuses. Why would we think that they will stay on campus?
Stella writes about society, culture and education. She’s widely published. You can read her work in The Federalist, The Washington Examiner, The American Thinker, and at stellamorabito.net. She’s been an intelligence analyst, studying aspects of Russian and Soviet politics including communist media and propaganda. She’s a parent, a former public school substitute teacher. She’s currently writing about political correctness and she’s become a frequent guest on the Heidelcast.
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