Sanders’ Freedom to Read Amendment

Next Tuesday, the House of Representatives will be voting on the Freedom to Read Ammendment to the House Appropriations Bill. I hope you’ll take a moment to go to House.gov, and contact your representatives. Here is what I just e-mailed John Doolittle:

Please do what you can to help pass the Sanders’ Freedom to Read Amendment.

One of the most disappointing results of the terrorist threat is the knee-jerk reaction to impose limits on the freedoms of innocent Americans.

The Patriot Act provides for illegal infringements on First Amendment rights that are not supportable in terms of any balanced risk assessment.

Perhaps you share my opinion on this issue, in which case, I salute you, but if not, I hope you’ll consider this carefully when you vote on Tuesday.

Thanks.

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