Update on the “Fairness Doctrine”by Jason Pye
“We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.” – John F. Kennedy
The United States House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted against funding the Fairness Doctrine. This was presented as an amendment to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act by Congressman Mike Pence.
Score another victory for the First Amendment.