Saturday, December 10, 2011

Oregon Judge Stomps on Free Speech and Rights of Bloggers Everywhere

"Any attempt by the legal system to define what a journalist is is an attempt to erase the freedom of America's press (it's real press), which is protected by the First Amendment.  Since the First Amendment is a basic right, not given by the government but simply by the fact that men and women are born free, it is impossible to erase it.  This means that Hernandez's  ruling is an act of violence against Cox, and against the people of the United States, whose collective freedom depends on the rights of individuals and on society's ability to guard an individual's rights from attack, whether it be from other citizens, lawmakers, or overreaching judges."

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