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Thursday, March 09, 2006

Online Freedom of Speech Protection Act Making Progress in House; Tim Chapman Live-Blogging Markup

Things are looking good for the Online Freedom of Speech Protection Act that is likely the most important piece of legislation for bloggers since maybe ever. Tim Chapman of Townhall.com's Capitol Report is live-blogging the House committee markup session on the measure today here.


Paul Teller at the Republican Study Committee says the bill has been reported out and could go to the floor for a vote by the full House as early as next week. In the meantime, it is important that legislators know as much as possible about public sentiment. You can mail Paul at Paul.Teller@mail.house.gov and Jamie Notman with Rep. Jeb Hensarling (jamie.notman@mail.house.gov) to express your views.


Mike Krempasky of RedState.org and the Daily Kos folks over on the left side of the Blogosphere have joined forces to support the Online Freedom of Speech Protection Act, sending a great letter to every Member of Congress. Read it here.

And Mary Katharine Ham has more on the day's events here.