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‘Philadelphia Statement’ decries lack of civility in public debate

August 12, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “Common decency and free speech are being dismantled,” warn a group of American conservative intellectual leaders in a statement protesting the trend to demonize political opponents. The “Philadelphia Statement” backs the desire for American “to be a nation in which we and our fellow citizens... can speak their minds and honor their deepest convictions without fear of punishment and retaliation.”

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