Louisiana Criminalizes Routine Journalism with Jail Time for Reporters

By: Rebecca Savastio | The Guardian Express

Louisiana has criminalized journalism with the passage of a bill that makes it illegal to publish personal information about those who carry a concealed handgun. The crime will be punishable by six months of jail time and a fine of $10,000. Anyone who “intentionally disseminates for publication” information about the permit holders can face these penalties.

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