Thursday, August 31, 2006

Welcome to America

Where we used to have First Amendment Rights:

An architect of Iraqi descent has said he was forced to remove a T-shirt that bore the words "We will not be silent" before boarding a flight at New York.

Raed Jarrar said security officials warned him his clothing was offensive after he checked in for a JetBlue flight to California on 12 August.

Mr Jarrar said he was shocked such an action could be taken in the US.

(Via the Language Log:

1 comment:

zelda1 said...

There is no freedom of speech, only freedom of those who say what the right wingnuts want to hear.