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Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Journalist Protection Act


WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., introduced the "Journalist Protection Act" on May 3, 2023. The text of the bill was released on May 25.

S. 1412. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for assault against journalists, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The bill is cosponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited . . .

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