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New bill could allow feds to scour media for 'hate speech'

May 5, 2014

We're learning details today of a new proposal that would empower the feds to scour the internet, TV and much, much more for so-called hate speech. And then do something about it. Democratic Senator Ed Markey is pushing this bill mandating monitoring of anything that the feds suspect may encourage hate crimes.



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