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Federal judge tells attorneys to develop Johnson's gag order

Published: Tuesday, March 12 2013 11:15 p.m. MDT

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SAINT GEORGE, UT

This is way over the top. Way over the top.

The First Amendment to the Constitution specifically states "Congress shall make no law...; 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."

Congress is forbidden, and the courts have NO authority to create laws. Whether Johnson's attorneys agree to the egregious usurpation of constitutional rights, or not, it is an extraordinarily unhealthy practice. Of all the rights articulated to the people, the right to criticize their government may be the most important and relevant.

Whiny bureaucrats should not be awarded for stifling the voice of the people. They should be fired forthwith and immediately. The crybabies working for the government have spit out their binky just long enough to squall that Johnson is misusing his right of freedom to speak out against the government. I am saying the government is wronging him, because what the judge is doing is wrong for all Americans.

Everybody should be appalled at this totalitarianism.

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