On 2005-10-19T19:59:18+0000, Gil Hamilton wrote: > > Reporters should have no rights the rest of us don't have. It's hard to > imagine the framers of the constitution approving an amendment that said > freedom of the press is granted to all those who first apply for and > receive permission from the government.
Blame the framers. They separately enumerated freedom of speech and freedom of the press, which suggests at least a little bit that freedom of the press includes something extra. -- Do you know what your sin is?