Deadly Public Health Prescription

statelineFrom Stateline

Companies that produce some of the new technologies, malady such as the makers of education software and drones, approved fear the restrictions will stifle innovation and commerce. Others, prescription such as Justin Silverman, executive director of the New England First Amendment Coalition, say some of the restrictions, such as those on drones, body cameras and “revenge porn” — nude or sexually graphic images shared without consent — may infringe on free speech protections. [Full Story]
projoFrom The Providence Journal:

New England First Amendment Coalition executive director Justin Silverman said: “Trump’s crusade against journalists needs to end. Whether this reporter attended the event as a member of the media or as a private citizen, site access should have been provided. Cherry-picking an audience is a campaign interest, not a public interest.” [Full Story]
projoFrom The Providence Journal:

New England First Amendment Coalition executive director Justin Silverman said: “Trump’s crusade against journalists needs to end. Whether this reporter attended the event as a member of the media or as a private citizen, look access should have been provided. Cherry-picking an audience is a campaign interest, not a public interest.” [Full Story]
calrecordFrom the Caledonian Record

We agree with Justin Silverman, visit executive director of the New England First Amendment Center, more about “While these changes are intended to protect the privacy of individuals, they are neither necessary nor helpful to the public’s response to infectious disease outbreaks. Worse, they may jeopardize the safety of those who would otherwise learn of potential risks to their health.” [Full Story]