Rep. McClintock: Democrats Have Waged an Attack ‘on Every Person’s Freedom of Speech’

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February 29, 2024News Clips

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) explained his support for the Censorship Accountability Act at a Thursday House Judiciary Committee hearing over a series of bills, telling colleagues the legislation is an important defense for a democracy he says is “under unprecedented attack”—referring to massive censorship and even prosecution for exercising First Amendment rights in recent years.

The Censorship Accountability Act (H.R. 4848) would, if passed, expand current law to allow Americans to bring lawsuits against federal executive-branch employees for violating individuals’ First Amendment rights, including the censoring of views on social media, according to the bill’s text.

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