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Censorship Alert: Orwellian CA Bill Means Reporters Can’t Post Undercover Videos

Censorship Alert: Orwellian CA Bill Means Reporters Can’t Post Undercover Videos

This one is big. It adds to California’s growing reputation as Police State Central.

First we had SB 277, which forced vaccinations on school children. Now we have Assembly Bill 1671, which would make it a crime for journalists to post and report on certain undercover videos, even though they didn’t make the videos.

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Project Censored #23: Number of US Prison Inmates Serving Life Sentences Hits New Record

Posted by on February 4, 2015 in Agencies & Systems with 0 Comments
Project Censored #23: Number of US Prison Inmates Serving Life Sentences Hits New Record

A report released by the Sentencing Project, a Washington DC–based nonprofit criminal justice advocacy group, revealed that the number of prisoners serving life sentences in the US Prison System (state and federal) reached a new record of close to 160,000 in 2012. Of these, 49,000 are serving life without possibility of parole, an increase of 22.2 percent since 2008. Ashley Nellis, senior research analyst with the Sentencing Project, argued that the rise in prisoners serving life sentences has to do with political posturing over “tough on crime” measures.

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