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Know Your Rights – Photographers _ ACLU: “Because Freedom Can’t Protect Itself”


Know Your Rights - Photographers _ ACLU

Know Your Rights - Photographers _ ACLU

Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – and that includes federal buildings, transportation facilities, and police and other government officials carrying out their duties. Unfortunately, there is a widespread, continuing pattern of law enforcement officers ordering people to stop taking photographs from public places, and harassing, detaining and arresting those who fail to comply. Learn more >> 
(Source: http://www.aclu.org/free-speech/know-your-rights-photographers)