There’s a new law in California that looks to regulate the number of freelance pieces a writer can get paid for per year before the publication has to consider them a full-time employee:

This cap? 35 articles a year:

Needless to say, many freelancers are pissed:

The Dems are just trying to help!

What they want has nothing to do with it as the state knows best:

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez is one of the champions of the law:

And here she is fighting with journalist Yashar Ali who called her out:

And bam:

But don’t worry. Now Gonzalez want to decide who is and who isn’t a journalist. What could go wrong with that?

The law is do to take effect January 1, 2020: