States' Anti-Terror Push Worries Civil Liberties Groups A flood of anti-terrorism bills are making their way through state legislatures, many aimed at closing public records to "protect" individuals. Freedom-of-information advocates say every state but Vermont has such a bill in the works. The trend worries civil libertarians. NPR's Kathy Lohr reports.
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States' Anti-Terror Push Worries Civil Liberties Groups

States' Anti-Terror Push Worries Civil Liberties Groups

States' Anti-Terror Push Worries Civil Liberties Groups

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A flood of anti-terrorism bills are making their way through state legislatures, many aimed at closing public records to "protect" individuals. Freedom-of-information advocates say every state but Vermont has such a bill in the works. The trend worries civil libertarians. NPR's Kathy Lohr reports.