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Cartoonists And Free Expression

Brandon Wade / AP

FBI crime scene investigators document the area around two deceased gunmen and their vehicle outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, Monday, May 4, 2015.

Brandon Wade / AP

Cartoonists should not die for what they draw. So says editorial cartoonist and writer Jack Ohman. After another attack on cartoonists in Texas this weekend, the award-winning Sacramento Bee political cartoonist – and many others in his profession – have found themselves once again in the middle of a debate on free speech and expression. As Ohman prepares for this year’s annual political cartoonist convention, we talk with him and Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson about issues of safety and what the First Amendment means to them.


  • Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee Political Cartoonist
  • Nick Anderson, Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist often seen in the Sacramento Bee’s editorial pages.


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Muhammad Cartoons...To see more cartoons from Nick Anderson: #Islam #muslims #Muhammad

Posted by Nick Anderson Editorial Cartoons Page on Monday, May 4, 2015

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