Freedom is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction
The motion for Her Majesty’s Government to muzzle the Press passed by a vote of 530-13. Press organizations and even bloggers (!) now will have to register with a Brit.Gov functionary or risk ruinous financial penalties. Readers in the American Republic might consider the parallels with proposed firearms registration proposals.
Not even a quarter century ago, The Iron Lady was Prime Minister and the idea that British subjects could be stripped of their traditional right to free speech, to a fair trial, and to self defence would have been considered the ravings of a lunatic.