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"A man with a knife cannot silence a man with a pen," New York @GovKathyHochul says following @SalmanRushdie attack https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/jamestown/politics/2022/08/14/-a-man-with-a-knife-cannot-silence-a-man-with-a-pen---hochul-says-following-rushdie-attack?cid=share_twitter #SalmanRushdie
Threats and acts of violence directed toward any author in retaliation for their words imperil free speech for us all. Hoping for safety, wellbeing and freedom from harassment for @jk_rowling https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/14/business/jk-rowling-salman-rushdie-threat.html
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