Video: Sen. Leahy on First Amendment freedom

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Sen. Patrick Leahy spoke at a press conference at the Newseum on Jan. 11 on a range of topics, including the importance of the First Amendment. The Vermont Democrat also discussed the shooting of Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, as well as censorship, civility in public discourse and the Freedom Forum's commitment to the First Amendment and freedom of information.

See a video clip of excerpts from Sen. Leahy's remarks.