Laws society, Think globally act locally!

Sept. 28 is kind of a big day for the concept of democracy. Yes, Congress submitted the U.S. Constitution on this day in 1787 to states for ratification. We all know how that turned out. But Sept. 28 also is important for another reason: It’s International Right to Know Day, a worldwide event aimed at promoting open government laws and highlighting why they matter. The day commemorates the anniversary of when freedom of information groups from around the globe formed an international coalition called the FOI Advocates Network, of which SPJ is a member.

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