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TGJ welcomes user comments on our blogs, stories and other posts. TGJ’s mission is to create a forum in which commentators may provide their complete and uninhibited views on topics of their choice, so that users may gain unfiltered access to commentator’s viewpoints and post reactions and other relevant information regarding such viewpoints. To fulfill this goal, TGJ requires all users to register for a username and password. TGJ expressly forbids the impersonation of any other person or entity who is not the registered user. TGJ intends for the website to be used as a place for civil, thought-provoking and high-quality public discussion. TGJ reserves the right to remove postings that include the use of offensive language, personal attacks or the use of language that may be libelous or interpreted as inciting hate or sexual harassment; however, we are under no obligation to do so. User comments may be reviewed by moderators and may be included or excluded at our discretion. 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