Utah Weighs Bill to Criminalize Photos of Farming Operations

March 6, 2012

By David Walker

A Utah state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to photograph agricultural operations without permission from the owners, but the National Press Photographers’ Association says the bill is written so broadly written that it could violate the First Amendment if enacted into law. The latest version of Utah House Bill 187 stipulates, “A person is...

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