Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

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MADISON, Wis. — A group of Wisconsin residents says the state’s hunter harassment law stifles free speech and is suing state officials in federal court.

Joseph Brown, Louis Weisberg and Stephanie Losse filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Western District Court of Wisconsin on Monday against Gov. Scott Walker, state Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp and Attorney General Brad Schimel, Wisconsin Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2ttz0QX ) reported.

The group is seeking an injunction to prevent enforcement of the law, which prohibits people from repeatedly bothering hunters. It also makes it illegal to film, record or photograph hunters on multiple occasions.<<<Read More>>>