Won’t shirk our responsibility toward free speech



Readers have criticized The Acorn in recent weeks for allowing certain letters to appear on this opinion page. The comments suggest the newspaper should not permit letters that take an extreme position or, as one person put it, submissions that are “certain to insult other members of our community.”
Like many journalistic endeavors in the United States, the five Acorn newspapers, including this one, take very seriously their obligation to provide an open forum for the dissemination ...

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