Republicans Against the 1st Amendment

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Six GOP state legislators in Georgia are sponsoring a proposed law that would set up an “ethics board” for journalists in the state and exact civil penalties if journalists or news organizations failed to turn over photos, audio or video of recordings of interview subjects.

The law also appears to create a framework for investigating journalists and empowering litigants to sue journalists if they don’t hand over work copy from interviews.

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