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02.01.12 - 3:26 PM
All God's Children, Unless They Don't Like Fracking, In Which Case They'll Be Handcuffed and Arrested
House Republicans had 16 Capitol police officers handcuff and arrest Josh Fox, Oscar-nominated director of the anti-fracking documentary "Gasland," and his crew for trying to film a House science committee meeting. A credentialled ABC film crew was also barred. The subject of the meeting was...fracking. The meeting was ostensibly open to the public, under a little-known rule known as the First Amendment.