Minnesota is latest state to enact an anti-SLAPP bill to protect journalists


Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota has signed a bill to protect journalists against meritless lawsuits that would interfere with their first Amendment rights. 

HG 5216 is one of several state anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuits against public participation) laws to take throughout the country, according to News/Media Alliance, which hailed the bill. 

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