Tuesday, July 24, 2012

House Panel Seeks To Silence Journalists

Source: Diatribe Media

Recently, House of Representatives panel discussed potentially amending the Espionage Act to prosecute journalists who report leaked information.  Rep. Trey Gowdy (R – SC) said “Put [journalists who refuse to provide sources] in front of the grand jury. You either answer the question or you’re going to be held in contempt and go to jail, which is what I thought all reporters aspire to do anyway.”

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