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Did you know that free speech wasn't really valued in the United States until the 1960s?
Hopefully you didn't just say "yes" to that question. But if you did, I can understand why: Ever since the infamous "Innocence of Muslims" video surfaced on YouTube and was used as an excuse to kill Americans abroad, some academics have taken to making that very case on the Internet and in print...
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