Banning Dreams and Hope

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Under FBI guidance, federal officials at the Florence, Colo. supermax prison have rejected an inmate's request to read two books by President Obama, citing material "potentially
detrimental to national security." Ahmed Omar Abu Ali, a U.S. citizen serving a 30-year sentence for joining al-Qaeda and plotting to assassinate then-president Bush, asked for "Dreams from My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope."

 

 

 

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