Don’t tinker with privacy

Panama City News Herald Editorial November 6, 2017 Don’t make the definition of privacy too narrow. A member of Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission is proposing an amendment that would add 10 words to a section of the state constitution —
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‘Privacy’ amendment to Florida Constitution is bad idea | Thumb down

TC Palm Editorial November 2, 2017 Florida residents are lucky. We’re guaranteed access to public records by some of the strongest sunshine laws in the country. Those laws help expose corruption and track how taxpayer money is spent. But a new
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Constitutional amendment on privacy piques abortion-rights advocates

Florida Politics by Ana Ceballos November 1, 2017 A proposed amendment to the state constitution tweaking the right to privacy sparked a debate over abortion when pro-choice advocates argued the new language would weaken access to the procedure. The issue
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Fla. Privacy Proposal A Blow To Transparency, Group Says

Law360 by Sophia Morris November 1, 2017 A Florida transparency watchdog criticized a proposed amendment to the right to privacy section of the state’s constitution, warning that the changes could restrict access to public records as the Legislature may be
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Got whiplash? Absurdity rules in Tally

Florida Politics by Joe Henderson November 1, 2017 Stay with me. This one gets a little weird. While you were distracted by the latest the latest episode of “Florida’s Got Dirt,” your First Amendment rights were put in the crosshairs
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John Stemberger: Constitutional privacy fix will protect Floridians

Florida Politics by John Stemberger, Guest Author November 1, 2017 John Stemberger is a member of the 2017-18 Florida Constitution Revision Commission. He is an Orlando attorney, president of Florida Family Action Council, a conservative anti-abortion and anti-marriage equality group. I read with
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Open government watchdog barks at privacy measure

Florida Politics by Jim Rosica November 1, 2017 The Tallahassee-based First Amendment Foundation, the state’s public records and open meetings watchdog, is giving a thumbs down to a proposed Constitution Revision Commission(CRC) amendment on “privacy” for the 2018 ballot. Foundation President Barbara Petersen,
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