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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Planning for the last attack doesn't make Americans safer
Topic - Kate Sinding
A small town in upstate New York has been sued by one of the nation's most powerful environmental groups following a decision by its city officials last year to ban talk of fracking at local meetings.
The First Amendment has been dragged into New York's intense debate over fracking.
"If people are silenced by their own elected representatives, how can they trust them to act in their best interests?" said Kate Sinding, an attorney with the NRDC.