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By Deborah Fisher, published on September 24, 2021

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An animal shelter in Memphis, Tenn., has decided that records on how animals are treated can be withheld from the public because animals have “privacy rights.”

Deborah Fisher, executive director of Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, looks into this strange situation.


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