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OUR FOUR FREEDOMS ARE AT RISK


In the wake of World War 2, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed to Congress his vision for a postwar world founded on four basic human freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Though this collection was produced in 1941 for the war-bond effort, Norman Rockwell's illustrations now speak to the movements of today more than ever.

Our mission is to assist those fighting for these freedoms today while providing relief funding for our community in the wake of our protests.

Any donation amount will be greatly appreciated.

Your donation will support local business repairs, family housing assistance, and bailing out protesters in association with the Portland General Defense Committee.

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FREEDOM OF SPEECH

As the first of the four freedoms it is the most important. The image shows a speaker who represents a blue-collar unattached and sexually available, likely ethnic, threat to social customs who nonetheless has captured the full respect from the audience. The freedom shown holds up one's right to their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or legal sanction. The term "freedom of expression" is sometimes used synonymously but includes any act of seeking, receiving, and imparting information or ideas, regardless of the medium used.

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