Editorial: Why Harry Reid and Senate Democrats want to amend the Constitution

The Washington Examiner
7/15/2014

…as the world burns and the U.S. economy limps, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and Senate Democrats are trying to chip away at two of America’s most cherished freedoms.

Both involve stunts aimed at the First Amendment. One was the introduction of a bill to reverse the recent Hobby Lobby decision in order to deprive businessmen of the freedom to conduct business according to their personal religious beliefs.

The other comes in the form of a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would gut freedom of speech – yes, you read that correctly. Democrats hope to replace the evil of money in politics with something far worse – plenary power for Congress and state legislatures to limit political expression. Named for its chief sponsor, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., the proposal is on a fast track to a Senate vote…

 

 

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