California routinely sets the standard for progressives, adopting law after law that the rest of the country isn’t even considering. For example, California lawmakers adopted mandatory promotions of homosexuality in schools years before President Obama thought of it. Now they’re working on it again: Proposing a plan that would let the state government and its branches copyright “all government works.”

As in everything. Even video images of public meetings. The warning is coming from officials with the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Writer Ernesto Falcon explained that the California Assembly Committee on Judiciary has approved AB 2800 “to grant local and state governments’ copyright authority along with other intellectual property rights.” READ MORE