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9/11 whistleblower warns against new defense spending bill listen

12/05/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Americans are entitled to a fair trial under the Sixth Amendment of the US Constitution, but the new defense spending bill that passed by an overwhelming majority in the Senate last week excluded an amendment to prohibit the military from indefinitely detaining US citizens.

Former FBI agent Colleen Rowley is now an anti-war activist,...

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Florida Senate passes bill to make taking photos of farms a crime listen

05/06/11 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Today The Florida Senate approved a bill that would make outlaws out of people who photograph farms. Democratic minority leader Nan Rich opposed the bill, saying it’s meant to crack down on whistleblowers.

"It's really about people who want to conceal animal abuse. Whistleblowers on farms alert the public to animal cruelty, to environmental abuse, and to dangers to our food supply. This bill discourages such reports and jeopardizes consumers. I think that whistleblowers actually should ...


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