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Pulling Down the Curtain

February 24, 2017

There’s at least one federal law the FBI apparently is none too eager to abide by. The bureau announced recently that it’s closing down the email address it has provided for journalists and other citizens seeking records it is supposed to make available to the public under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

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Protecting the Right to Protest in Colorado

February 24, 2017

One by one, state legislatures across the country are introducing laws to crack down on political protest. Unfortunately, Colorado is now among them.

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