1997-06-14 - Re: Do reporters have special rights the rest of us don’t have?

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From: “William H. Geiger III” <whgiii@amaranth.com>
To: Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
Message Hash: 6ffa3d4f5cf85ef767c19c37e11e91b9e0351a92216cdefce83abc905568f083
Message ID: <199706141448.JAA26269@mailhub.amaranth.com>
Reply To: <19970613201551.40314@bywater.songbird.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-06-14 14:58:41 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 14 Jun 1997 22:58:41 +0800

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From: "William H. Geiger III" <whgiii@amaranth.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 1997 22:58:41 +0800
To: Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
Subject: Re: Do reporters have special rights the rest of us don't have?
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In <19970613201551.40314@bywater.songbird.com>, on 06/13/97 
   at 08:15 PM, Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com> said:

>On Fri, Jun 13, 1997 at 07:10:35PM -0700, Tim May wrote:
>> At 12:36 PM -0700 6/13/97, Robert Hettinga wrote:
>> >Awwww, Caaa'monnn.
>> >
>> >You mean they can license handguns, but not reporters???
>> Indeed, it is strange. What part of "Congress shall make no law" do they
>> not understand?

>The second amendment does not include that phrase.  The first  amendment
>does.  Perhaps they understand it a great deal better than  you:

>                            Amendment I

>Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
>prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
>speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to
>assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. 

>                           Amendment II

>A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free
>State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be

Which part of "shall not be infringed" don't you understand Kent??

Some rights more equal than others?

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