Journalists around the country are a step closer to a law that would protect them from having to disclose their sources, without having to fear jail time.
A vote on H.R. 2102, THE FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION ACT is expected on Tuesday, October 16.
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) has long supported the passage of a federal shield law. And today, the non-profit, non-partisan organization sent a letter to House speaker Nancy Pelosi, urging her and the leadership of the House of Representatives to pass the bill.
For more details on the history of the federal shield law, RTNDA has an excellent summary.