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Release the Florida School Shooting Surveillance Video

Release the Florida School Shooting Surveillance Video
by Michelle Malkin
Creators Syndicate
Copyright 2018
Open government isn’t just good government. It’s the public’s right.
In Florida, the Broward County Sheriff’s office and Broward County school district are fighting to keep exterior surveillance video from the day of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hidden from view. As journalists and citizens who’ve waged uphill battles against secrecy well know, government agencies too often invoke broad disclosure exemptions in the name of protecting public safety when they’re really just trying to protect their own jobs.
Feckless Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and media-luvin’ school Superintendent Robert Runcie are defendants in an open records lawsuit filed Tuesday by the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Miami Herald and CNN.
Here is the lawsuit petition:
Download [203.76 KB] The local officials claim that surveillance videos from cameras outside the school are completely exempt from sunshine laws because they would

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