Tuesday, March 13, 2012

H.R. 347 Signed into Law - Violation of First Amendment

I heard about this when watching cable news this morning.  H.R. 347 allows for new restrictions on free speech near anyone being protected by the secret service.  It appears to be in violation of the First Amendment.  Here is an article about it.

President Signs Law Placing Prior Restraint On Free Speech


Renee Ellmers voted in favor of this bill.  It passed unanimously in the Senate.  Here are phone numbers if you would like to call and voice an opinion about this bill.  The companion Senate bill is S.1794.
Renee Ellmers   202-225-4531
Kay Hagan  202-224-6342
Richard Burr  202-224-3154

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