Peter from the National Coalition Against Censorship writes, "A California official removed an artwork by skateboarding icon Scott Olson from a public building because he said it was 'obscene.' Sorry, the First Amendment exists to prevent this kind of thing.
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The Refugio Incident created an ongoing environmental nightmare for local beaches and wildlife.
Police block off an area of the rampage shooting crime scene in Santa Barbara. Image: Santa Barbara Independent.
A series of drive-by shootings
in the Isla Vista area near the University of California at Santa Barbara Friday night left seven people dead
. The suspect, Elliot Rodger, was shot dead during the melee. He has been identified
as the son of "Hunger Games" assistant director Peter Rodger
, and is believed to have left a violent video
in which he spoke of feeling alienated from and rejected by women, and wanting to seek revenge and punishment. Read the rest