Federal Judge restricts videographing police

A federal judge ruled that the First Amendment does not give citizens the right to film or photograph the police. (RT, February 25, 2016)

The American Civil Liberties Union announced that they would appeal the ruling that police could stop the recording of their activities “unless a videographer announces the recording as an act of protest or a challenge to officers.” But an ACL”Video does not always show police officers are misbehaving, but without it, it’s really hard to convince people of misconduct by the authorities.” (The Philadephia Inquirer, February 25, 2016, by Jeremy Roebuck)