This is a great great day ladies and gentlemen. You you have fought so long and hard and contributed to this fight.
RACHEL’s LAW unanimously Passed by NY Legislators
Thank you all for supporting the bill.New York State Assembly, 25TH District
New York State Senate,9 District Assemblyman Rory I .Lancman Sen. Dean G. Skelos
Legislature Passes Libel Terrorism Protection Act To Protect American Journalists and Authors From
Overseas Defamation Lawsuits
Albany, NY (March 31, 2008) – The New York State Legislature today unanimously passed the “Libel Terrorism Protection Act” (S.6687/A.9652), sponsored by Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Queens) and Senate Deputy Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre).
When signed into law by Governor David Paterson, this legislation will protect American journalists and authors from foreign lawsuits that infringe on their First Amendment rights.