protecting the right to read

“Political courage is usually in short supply, but there was a lot of it on display at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6.
Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, and three other members of Congress had the nerve to be the first to call for changes in a law called the USA Patriot Act. They announced the introduction of H.R. 1157, the Freedom to Read Protection Act.”
The article also has links that show you how to contact your congressperson to ask for support.
Link via Bookslut.

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One Response to “protecting the right to read”

  1. gus3 Says:

    “Without the right to receive information and ideas, the protection of speech… would be meaningless.” –Tattered Cover v. Thornton, Apr. 8, 2002

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