Sacramento News & Review November 17, 1994 | Speaking Out

I’ve spoken about my diverse advocacy efforts prior to chronic pain, yet never really produced much factual information. 21 years ago, I was featured in the Sacramento News & Review’s Speaking Out edition. My letter is what got me there. While I don’t have that letter on hand at the moment , I’m very much looking forward to sharing it when it’s located. I do have the following…

 

SacramentoNews&Review November 17 1994 Speaking Out Cover Twinkle VanFleet

 

The American Family Association instigated a ban on advertising which was located in the back pages of the SN&R. Today it could have been considered both an equal rights issue against certain alternative lifestyles and free speech censorship, but back then it was just hateful and discriminatory.

SacramentoNews&Review November 17 1994 Twinkle VanFleet Profile Page 28 Speaking Out Edition

 

Of 11,000 signatures in support, 11 individuals were profiled. I’m one of those 11 and the first on page 28. My last sentence is in reference to other’s who shouldn’t have been suppressed for their own rights to publish or receive publishing.

 

SacramentoNews&Review November 17 1994 Twinkle VanFleet

 

 

My husbands support, our signatures.

 

SacramentoNews&Review November 17 1994 Speaking Out Edition Date Twinkle VanFleet

 

 

 

 

 

The date, November 17, 1994.

 

Sacramento News & Review 

Twenty years of editorial excellence

#13

FREE SPEECH ISSUE: Our November 1994 issue marked the culmination of a five-month censorship battle the Sacramento News & Review was engaged in with a right-wing group called the American Family Association.

 

We won!

 

I’m honored to this day!

~Twinkle V.

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