According to CNN, a Pennsylvania Democratic representative, Robert Brady, plans to introduce a bill that would make it a federal crime to say or use symbols that might provoke violence against any federal official.
The bill is a reaction to the Arizona shooting that left a federal judge and five others dead and a congresswoman and several others hospitalized.
"This is not a wake up call, this is major alarms going off," Brady told CNN.
Brady, CNN said, especially objected to Sarah Palin’s website showing various House Democratic seats of a map in the crosshairs of gun sights. Giffords was one of those.
"You can’t put bulls eyes or crosshairs on a United States congressman or a federal official," Brady was quoted as saying by CNN. "I understand this website that had it on there is no longer in existence. Someone is feeling a little guilty."
When various members of Congress this past week read the Constitution aloud on the House floor, the First Amendment was read by: