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Re: [rain1 at airmail dot cc] Delete abortion joke
* Richard Stallman:
> > It is easily interpreted in such a way that we, the glibc developers,
> > share the view that the U.S. government is actively suppressing
> > certain voices and positions on societal issues.
> There is an official US policy, commonly known as the "global gag
> rule", which forbids foreign aid to clinics if they ever inform
> patients about abortion and abortion rights.
I didn't make that connection.
I assumed the removed text was in the tradition of notions of a War on
Christmas, so-called judicial activism against display of Christian
symbols on government property, restrictions on protests in proximity
to clinics and funerals, and things like that.