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Legislator proposes bill to prevent 'politically motivated censorship'
Matt Singer on July 13, 2006 - 12:08pm
By Jack Brammer July 13, 2006 Originally published in the Lexington Herald-Leader
Three days after a Kentucky political blogger sued Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration for blocking state workers' access to his Web site, state Rep. Kathy Stein said today she is drafting legislation to prevent what she said was "politically motivated censorship." [...] Joining Stein to support the legislation were Treasurer Jonathan Miller and David Sirota, co-chair of the non-partisan, non-profit Progressive States Network based in Washington, D.C. [...] Sirota said Fletcher's action is troubling. "What's next on a slippery slope like this? Books he doesn't like?"Read the full article.