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Comment Policy

Last year, The Oakland Post adopted a comment policy that was controversial. After much consideration, The Oakland Post has made the decision to adjust its comment policy. The Oakland Post is a publication that welcomes open discourse, debate and dissent. We recognize the importance of sharing different perspectives and serving as a platform for community discussion. 

We hope that the updated comment policy will give our readers who hold different viewpoints the opportunity to engage in important debate. However, we ask that you post in accordance with our newly adopted commenting policy and maintain civil discourse. 

In order to keep the comment section in our articles pleasant for everyone, we ask that you abide by the following policies below. 

  • No comments which contain threats, violence or defamatory language. 
  • No comments which violate any local, state, national or international law.
  • No comments which are obscene, predatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, or vulgar.
  • No comments which violate a person’s right to privacy.
  • No comments which degrade others on the basis of gender, race, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other classification.
  • No comments which are intended to intimidate or harass.
  • No comments which include personal attacks toward Oakland Post staff. 

Comments are either approved or rejected, and are not edited by The Oakland Post. Violating any of the above policies will result in comment removal and may result in a suspension or ban from The Post’s comment section.

The Oakland Post and take no responsibility for the views expressed in user posts, which do not necessarily reflect the views of The Oakland Post or

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Comment Policy