Don't Punish Reporters or Judges for Signing Recall Petitions

Isthmus | April 13, 2012
GOP leadership has expressed outrage over judges who have signed recall petitions against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and the Wisconsin State Journal is apparently taking "internal disciplinary action" against employees who exercise their First Amendment rights. This is simply not logical, and is not in keeping with our Constitution.


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