{Salon Liberty} congress tries not just for censorship but for *prior restraint*

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NAYs ---2
Coburn (R-OK)
Hatch (R-UT)

Not Voting - 2
Brownback (R-KS)
Johnson (D-SD)

However, perhaps there is a silver lining: Bennett Amendment No. 20, "To strike a provision relating to paid effort to stimulate grassroots lobbying" passed, 55-43 with 2 not voting:


Thanks, David. You are correct. I wrote my original note right after I saw
the news that SB1 had passed by an overwhelming margin. I had earlier in
the day read Ron's message linking to
http://www.informationliberation.com/?id=19571, but posted my comment before
seeing http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/01/19/0553211 which
reported that this provision had to be removed before the bill could move

Thank goodness, my blog at http://armadillodreaming.blogspot.com won't get
me sent to jail.

Terry Floyd