Ninna Faye (fauxparadiso) wrote in ontd_political,
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Georgia judge bars release of photos of hiker's nude, decapitated body



Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- Photos of the nude and decapitated body of a murdered hiker, sought by a writer on assignment for Hustler magazine, will not be released, a judge in Georgia ordered Wednesday.

The decision came as state lawmakers considered legislation that would ban public release of graphic photos of crime victims. First Amendment lawyers say the legislation could have a chilling effect on open records requests.


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I just hate that this whole argument is being done up by Hustler.  As if the magazine really wants the pictures for anything related to journalistic integrity.
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