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Senate bill aims at paparazzi, hits First Amendment instead

March 6th, 2013 · 16 Comments

Imagine that. Just when you begin to wonder whether elected officials can get anything meaningful done, the State Senate proved it could by overwhelmingly passing Senate Bill 465, the so-called “Steven Tyler Act,” intended to protect real or imagined celebrities from harassment by gangs of roaming paparazzi. This is the bill a NY Times editorial […]

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