Fucking Texas, man.
A court has upheld the constitutional right of Texans to photograph strangers as an essential component of freedom of speech - even if those images should happen to be surreptitious “upskirt” pictures of women taken for the purposes of sexual gratification.
Criticising an anti-“creepshot” law as a “paternalistic” intrusion on a person’s right to be aroused, the Texas court of criminal appeals struck down part of the state’s “improper photography or visual recording” statute which banned photographing, broadcasting or transmitting a visual image of another person without the other’s consent and with the intention to “arouse or gratify … sexual desire”.
…I feel like maybe some people don’t understand how science (at least at the academic research level) works. Like, 90% is like that second gif IN MY EXPERIENCE. YMMV, OBVSLY.
How Cecil thinks Carlos does science:
How Carlos actually does science:
Go home tumblr. My favorite post has been posted, there is no reason to even try anymore.
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