Can we handle the truth? Should we know the truth?

  • Can we handle the truth? Should we know the truth?

     Doctor Anna updated 1 month ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Doctor Anna

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    March 16, 2021 at 12:14

    The most common reason in support of withholding of information is that it protects national security. While signing the Freedom of Information Act in 1966, President Lyndon Johnson implied that security is the only reason that can warrant government secrecy.


    โ€œ[T]his legislation springs from one of our most essential principles: a democracy

    works best when the people have all the information that the security of the nation

    permits. No one should be able to pull the curtains of secrecy around decisions

    which can be revealed without injury to the public interest.โ€

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