Wednesday, October 17, 2007

House Says Yes to Shield Law

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

The Shield Law movement gained more momentum yesterday when the House of Representatives passed a federal shield bill by a vote of 398-21, according to Editor & Publisher ( The bill would preserve the identities of journalists' sources in many federal court cases. Its passage comes nearly two weeks after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a similar version of its own shield bill.

The White House has warned it will veto the House bill because it thinks the law could harm national security through leaks of classified information, E&P reported.

1 Responses to “House Says Yes to Shield Law”

Richard Jennings said...
3:31 PM, October 17, 2007

You might want to see what this person says about the shield law:

I was researching this and foudn that post interesting.

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