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Philly Mayor Wants Mag Punished over Race Relations Story

canine34 Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 10:13 AM
Someone needs to remind Mayor Nutter that yelling "fire" in a crowded theater is not a crime if there actually is a fire.

The Philadelphia Human Relations Commission has launched an investigation at the request of the mayor after a well-known magazine published an essay that explored perspectives of white citizens on the issue of race relations.

Mayor Michael Nutter called on the commission to consider rebuking both Philadelphia Magazine and writer Bob Huber noting that “the First Amendment, like other constitutional rights, is not an unfettered right.”

Nutter’s fury was directed at a cover story titled, “Being White in Philly.” The story included conversations with mostly anonymous white residents who detailed race relations in the City of Brotherly Love.

“In a city...