Michigan Republicans Want To Criminalize Fact Checking | Crooks and Liars

Michigan Republicans Want To Criminalize Fact Checking

Michigan’s Rep. Matt Maddock (R-Milford), has written legislation co-authored by eight other Republican House members, requiring professional fact checkers to file a $1 million fidelity bond, with a $1,000/day fine for not doing so, and subject them to lawsuits by any “affected person,” The Detroit News has reprted.

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