It may have taken an upcoming presidential race to make Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) believe in the First Amendment again, but whatever the reason, we`re glad to have him back on our side. His epiphany came during debate on the new "ethics" bill the Senate passed recently. McCain and the Republicans-joined by seven Democrats for free speech-voted down a provision that would have redefined the word "lobbyist" to include groups like politically active churches, direct mail companies, and even bloggers.
Read About It: New York Sun
POSTED: Tuesday, January 23, 2007