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Supreme Court blocks Illinois law prohibiting taping of police

Tribune staff 10:12 a.m. CST, November 26, 2012 The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked enforcement of an Illinois law that prohibited people from recording police officers on the job. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that found that the state’s anti-eavesdropping law violates free speech …

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Internet piracy bill: A free speech ‘kill switch’

By Bill Wilson, Americans for Limited Government – 12/12/11 10:14 AM ET What began as an attempt to restrain foreign piracy on the Internet has morphed into a domestic “kill switch” on First Amendment freedom in the fastest-growing corner of the marketplace of ideas. Proposed federal legislation purporting to protect …

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