aNewDomain — State legislatures in states like California passed “anti-SLAPP” laws to allow small individuals to defend themselves from “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation.” These are nuisance lawsuits deep-pocketed corporations file so they can punish or silence critics and whistleblowers.
But now it appears that operations like The Los Angeles Times are abusing anti-SLAPP laws by filing motions against individual critics like me. First they fired me. Then they defamed me. And now this …
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