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The Koch brothers and Koch Industries, Inc., famous for bankrolling right-wing political organizations, are refusing to cooperate with a congressional investigation looking into the funding of climate science deniers. In so doing, they are claiming a First Amendment right to conceal their activities. It is a bit unclear how the protection of free speech covers refusing to speak; perhaps this is a job better suited to the Fifth Amendment’s protections against self-incrimination. Al Jazeera America has the story: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/3/11/koch-brothers-fight-climate-funding-probe.html

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