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High Court Rejects Ban on Animal Cruelty Videos


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The Supreme Court ruled this week that videos and other depictions of animal cruelty are protected by the First Amendment's guarantee of free speech. We discuss the impact of the decision.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • David Horowitz, executive director of the Media Coalition, a trade association defending first amendment rights of publishers, libraries and other media organizations
  • Jesse Choper, professor of public law at the UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Joyce Tischler, general counsel with the Animal Legal Defense Fund

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