By Bob Unruh, World Net Daily

 

Michael Savage SCTalk radio icon Michael Savage is joining forces with a Michigan-based civil rights advocacy organization to protect free speech by fighting the return of the so-called “Fairness Doctrine.”

“A regulation of speech motivated by nothing more than a desire to silence political opposition on controversial issues of public interest is the purest example of a law abridging the freedom of speech,” said Richard Thompson, president and chief counsel of Thomas More Law Center.

“Such action is the hallmark of totalitarian governments, not a free society,” he said.

The Fairness Doctrine was abandoned in 1987, but leading Democrats increasingly have called for its return.

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