AGs’ climate change coalition threatens free speech

The Des Moines Register reports on the attorneys general intimidation campaign to silence the debate on climate change and an attorney general's issuing of a subpoena to CEI. 

I am deeply concerned that Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has joined a coalition of attorneys general to advance the climate change agenda using the legal system to silence businesses that do not subscribe to government’s conclusions on climate change. The implications to First Amendment rights of free speech are profound.

The website further states: "Schneiderman: Climate Change Is The Most Consequential Issue Of Our Time. This Unprecedented State-To-State Coordination Will Use All The Tools At Our Disposal To Fight For Climate Progress."

The most chilling statement is this: “Will use all the tools at our disposal to fight for climate progress.”

The tools mentioned include investigations, subpoenas, intimidation, lawsuits and prosecution. Their conclusion is that man-made climate change cannot be debated since the government declares it true, and companies that disagree are misleading the public and must be silenced. This effort is already underway. The attorney general of the Virgin Islands issued a subpoena to the Competitive Enterprise Institute, giving 30 days to produce 20 years of documentation related to climate change.

Read the full article at The Des Moines Register.