Prosecution may Ensure our National Security
I feel these laws should be enforced. The leaks must stop!!
Attorney Gen.: Reporters Can Be Prosecuted
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Sunday he believes journalists can be prosecuted for publishing classified information, citing an obligation to national security.
The nation's top law enforcer also said the government will not hesitate to track telephone calls made by reporters as part of a criminal leak investigation, but officials would not do so routinely and randomly.
"There are some statutes on the book which, if you read the language carefully, would seem to indicate that that is a possibility," Gonzales said, referring to prosecutions. "We have an obligation to enforce those laws. We have an obligation to ensure that our national security is protected."
Gonzales said he would not comment specifically on whether The New York Times should be prosecuted for disclosing the NSA program last year based on classified information.What part of classified do they not understand? We have evil people that want to kill Americans and I hope that prosecutions will come to ones that disclose this crucial information that informs our enemies. I say put them behind bars.