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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Does Tampa Florida Senator Jim Norman Hate Photographers and Photography?

Tampa Florida Senator Jim Norman is trying to pass a bill that would make it illegal to photograph farms. Senator Norman says that cows have an expectation to privacy. Does Norman hate photographers and photography? Has he had a bad experience with a digital camera he hasn't been able to get past?


Anonymous said...

Hi Matt,
Its not just the USA & Canada mate, the entire world is going mad with crappy nonsensical laws like this. The people need to STAND FIRM and have knobs like this senator dealt with. Surely tax payers arnt funding this moron.

I'm Australian & we have some of the worlds most stupid politicians & some of the crap they come out with is unbelievable.

The world is getting really silly.

Russ Durrant said...

Blimey and I thought we had some stupid laws here in the UK, most of which are hung over from laws brought in back in Victorian days.

In theory I guess the police could apply that law here as they can stop you photographing anything applying the law of 'Prevention of Terrorist act'. I'm with you it is stupid!!

Anonymous said...

no, he's trying to suppress the truth about the ways corp ag interests torture their livestock. He wants no pics of their filthy living conditions or multiple violations of animal cruelty laws to be made public. Suppression of truth and justice in favor of corporate greed.