Marvellous: Britain gets a “First Amendment”
by jonjayray on 10-12-06 @ 5:34 pm Filed under ACLU, News
Americans must find the ongoing role of the House of Lords in the government of Britain to be puzzling at best and a total anachronism at worst. Yet it is not so. In recent years, the Lords have been tenacious defenders of once-treasured English liberties. They resisted tooth and nail the ban on hunting with hounds, for instance.