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Would publicly farting on a picture of the English monarch actually qualify as treason in 1798?

The cartoon may call back to events of 1795, where George III had stones thrown at him while he was on his way to the State Opening of Parliament. In response, the government - headed by Pitt the ...
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Where does the name Freedom of Information Act arise from?

The original law was 80 Stat 383, PL 89-554, which is a massive reorganization of the structure of federal agencies. It created title 5 entitled "Government Organization and Employees". The ...
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Where does the name Freedom of Information Act arise from?

how/why the concept was spread is probably better suited to PoliticsSE who have their own freedom-of-information tag with (at time of writing) 11 questions. how the name came to be in the first place ...
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Where does the name Freedom of Information Act arise from?

In the united-states Congress just CHOSE it as the title of the Law's amendment The Freedom of Information Act - colloquially shortened to FOIA - is (today) technically 5 U.S.C. § 552. This law lays ...
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