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 March 11, 2010  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Tony Holt reports:

Proponents of a House bill think it provides long-overdue protection to the privacy of crime victims.

First Amendment advocates think it goes too far and would remove accountability for 911 operators and rescue responders.

Crime victims themselves seem split on the issue.

On Wednesday, a House panel approved Florida Bill PCB GAP 10-03, which would bar the public from hearing audio recordings of 911 calls. Only a judge could grant an exception.

Read more in Hernando Today.

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