Free speech group 'honors' attempts to censor

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Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 am

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Idaho regulators who banned the sale of Five Wives Vodka out of fear of offending tee-totaling Mormons and a Missouri legislator who wanted to make it a felony to even propose gun control legislation are among the 2013 winners of the annual anti-censorship "Jefferson Muzzles."

The dubious honors announced Thursday also include an Oklahoma school board that ordered a 5-year-old to turn his T-shirt inside-out because it featured the logo of an out-of-state university and a congressman who refused a request by a celebrated West Virginia activist to show a 5-year-old girl bathing in waters fouled by mountaintop removal mining.

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