Federal prosecutors have declined to file charges against a man who removed three people from an appearance by President Bush earlier this year because they arrived in a car with a bumper sticker reading "No more blood for oil," and wearing T-shirts saying "stop the lies" under other clothes.Not criminal? I beg to differ. The First Amendment:
U.S. Attorney William Leone said he believed the Secret Service's investigation was thorough and complete, but said there was not enough evidence to prosecute the man. "Criminal law is not an appropriate tool to resolve this dispute," he said. "The normal give and take of the political system is the appropriate venue for a resolution."
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."Here's a copy of the letter from the Department of Homeland Security.
Our First Amendment is arguably our most sacred of rights, we need to protect it, by speaking out while we still can. If you think that the freedom of speech could not be taken away in America, think again; it's already started...