INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposal that would make it illegal to secretly take
videos or photographs that could make a business look bad is advancing
toward possible approval in the Indiana Legislature.
The Senate voted 29-21 on Friday in favor of the bill and a House vote is
expected later in the day.
Bill sponsor Sen. Travis Holdman of Markle says the bill is needed to
protect factories and farms from "vigilantes" who are out to harm those
The bill would make it a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail to
secretly record images "with the intent to harm" a business on the
Sen. Tim Lanane of Anderson says it's wrong to put someone in criminal
jeopardy for taking photos if they document the truth.