Rep. Eric Swalwell of California and two other Democrats have introduced a bill which would give members of the media special protection. This is ridiculous.
The Hill reports:
Dem lawmakers unveil Journalist Protection Act amid Trump attacks on media
Three Democratic lawmakers reintroduced a Journalist Protection Act that intends to designate “certain attacks on those reporting the news” as a federal crime.
The bill was introduced by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.).
It was originally introduced by Swalwell in February 2018 when the House was under Republican control. Democrats officially took back the House this January.
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