IN Lawmaker is Pushing a Bill to License Journalists — His Reason will Surprise You | The Resurgent

A few days ago President Donald Trump drew ire from both sides of the aisle when he took to Twitter and threatened to revoke NBC’s broadcast license. Indiana State Representative Jim Lucas (R) has been ahead of the president on this — but for a different reason than you may think. Earlier this year Lucas drafted a bill which would require journalists to be licensed by the state police. At face value it appears surprising that a lawmaker who leans libertarian would submit a bill attacking the First Amendment. But there’s a method to his madness: As a staunch Second Amendment…

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