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ACLU says Balto. Co. has squelched criticism of animal shelter
ACLU says Balto. Co. has squelched criticism of animal shelter

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says Baltimore County officials violated free-speech rights by banning photography at the county-run animal shelter, a move the ACLU describes as an effort to stifle critics. Deborah Jeon, the organization's legal director, wrote to county officials Thursday asking for a meeting to discuss policies and incidents she says undermine public accountability. She noted that Don Mohler, chief of staff for County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, posted a message on Facebook in June telling citizens they could not take photos and cited a former volunteer who says she was told she could no longer help at the Baldwin facility because she took pictures...

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