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Shield Act Targets First Amendment Freedoms - by Stephen Lendman
For decades, America's freedoms have eroded, notably post-9/11 with:
-- a president declaring unconstitutional unitary executive powers to rule unilaterally;
-- his successor embracing the doctrine;
-- checks and balances and separation of powers virtually ended;
-- passage of the USA Patriot Act;
-- Homeland Security Act;
-- other repressive laws;
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