Democrats and free speech

Dems claim to love whistelblowers, leakers, and defend as free speech flag burning, Serrano's Piss Christ, etc. But how about defending airline passengers who fear hijackers and don't want to face lawsuits from the likes of CAIR? Of course, it falls to the GOP to push Hoyer and Pelosi to support the "John Doe" law protecting them. Audrey Hudson reports in the Washington Times: Key Republicans are lobbying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to protect legislation that prohibits airline passengers from being sued if they report suspicious behavior that foreshadows a terrorist attack. Republican leaders used a procedural motion to insert that provision into a transportation-safety bill last month, but House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, has threatened to bar from becoming law all language entered into bills under such "motions to recommit." "We cannot afford to wait any longer to protect individuals who seek to do the right thing by speaking up to...(Read Full Post)