Senator renews assault on ‘Fahrenheit 451’ amendment
by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON | JULY 10, 2014
Senator Ted Cruz renewed his verbal assault against a campaign finance amendment during a judiciary committee hearing on Capitol Hill today, warning that the proposal would serve to repeal the First Amendment and empower Congress to ban books and movies.
The proposal seeks to prohibit corporations from contributing unlimited amounts of money to election campaigns, but Cruz sees the move as a backdoor attempt by Democrats to eviscerate the First Amendment because it could ban publishers, movie producers and political groups from being able to engage in political free speech.
Labeling the amendment, “the single most radical and most dangerous proposal that has been introduced in the 113th Congress,” Cruz warned that if it was adopted it would repeal the First Amendment.
Asserting that Democrats have signed their name to a proposal that would expressly…