Clergyman and newspaper editor Elijah P. Lovejoy was martyred for this cause:
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Elijah P. Lovejoy, a dedicated abolitionist who used his newspaper in the fight against slavery, was shot and killed during a mob attack on the morning of November 7, 1837, in Alton, Illinois, while defending a newly arrived printing press. People opposed to Lovejoy?s mission had already destroyed three previous presses.
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