HR 4364, the Federal Anti-SLAPP bill, was introduced by Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN9) – a two-time First Amendment Bad Ass Award winner.
Public Intellectual reports that Cohen has brought on a few more co-sponsors: Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-TX20), Fortney “Pete” Stark (D-CA13), and Mike Doyle (D-PA14). (source)
Does anyone see anything wrong with that picture?
Four Democrats support a tort reform measure. Where are the Republicans? Are they only in favor of “tort reform” when the cases are against doctors and chemical companies? Come on, not a single one of you fuckers give a shit about the First Amendment?
For those of you out in Satyricon Land, I urge you to call AND WRITE to your congressman, don’t just call. Tell them to support HR 4364. If you don’t know who your Representative is, look it up here.