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"Anthony Comstock (1844 - 1915) created the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice in 1873, an institution dedicated to supervising the morality of the public."--Sholem Stein

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

suppression may refer to:* Censorship, the suppression of public communication considered objectionable to the general body of people as determined by a government or media outlet

  • Suppression of dissent, occurs when an individual or group tries to censor, persecute or otherwise oppress the other party rather than communicate logically
  • Suppression of evidence, the act of preventing evidence from being shown in a trial
  • Voter suppression, a strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from exercising their right to vote
  • Catch and kill, buying exclusive publication rights to an individual's story, and then suppressing the information

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