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Longitudinal Study of Party Change, 1950-1990*
Danish Social Liberal, or the Radical Left Party
(Radikale Venstre)
5.13 Interference with Civil Liberties
Conceptual and Operational Definitions

1950

-5

THE RADICAL PARTY SUPPORTED THE 1953 CONSTITUTION WHICH PROVIDED FOR COMPLETE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, INCLUDING THE PRESS. INDIVIDUALS MAY, HOWEVER, BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LIBEL OR SLANDER. TELEVISION AND RADIO ARE STRICTLY NONPARTISAN. EACH OF THE PARTIES PUBLISHES SEVERAL NEWSPAPERS. THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT THE PARTIES DISAGREE ON THIS ISSUE.

1951

-5

1952

-5

1953

-5

1954

-5

1955

-5

No authority can control the opinions of citizens and any interference in personal freedom can be challenged in court." (Lars - program - Patti Goff)

1956

-5

1957

-5

1958

-5

1959

-5

1960

-5

1961

-5

1962

-5

1963

-5

1964

-5

1965

-5

1966

-5

1967

-5

1968

-5

Knud Thestrup was justice minister in the 1968-71 VKR government and he abolished censorship and obscenity laws. (Fitzmaurice in Henig, 1979, 38 - Patti Goff)

1969

-5

1970

-5

1971

-5

1972

-5

1973

-5

1974

-5

1975

-5

1976

-5

1977

-5

1978

-5

1979

-5

1980

-5

1981

-5

1982

-5

1983

-5

1984

-5

1985

-5

1986

-5

1987

-5

1988

-5

1989

-5

1990

-5