A close look at how the COVID-19 pandemic brought censorship and suppression of scientific debate to frightening new heights. Suppression of unwelcome or unwanted views is nothing new, but there are several indications that the censorship that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic took on a new character. A new study aims to shed light on the features of this censorship, and it hits on many of the themes we’ve been reporting on for some time. Efforts to stifle free speech are culminating in state-level bills that threaten doctors’ medical licenses if they spread medical “misinformation” relating to the pandemic. Read more.