When people fear that the police are about to break the law, they pull out their phones and hit “record.” Doing so promotes police accountability and public discussion of important issues. So, it is great news that yet another federal appellate court has ruled that people have a First Amendment right to record on-duty police.
Source: Victory! Another Court Protects the Right to Record Police
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Police need to be held accountable when needed!
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Phil Magness writes sensibly on his Facebook page:
I was never a fan of Abenomics for reasons that are probably not hard to deduce. That said, it’s useful to contrast NPR’s depiction of Shinzo Abe’s legacy in their assassination coverage (“divisive,” “ultranationalist”) with NPR’s generally reverential obituary for Fidel Castro, which buried any hint that he was a mass-murdering Marxist autocrat to the bottom of the article and even cast it as a “debated” part of his legacy.
It’s long past time to cut off any and all tax dollars from this dumpster fire of a news outlet.
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And while we are at it, PBS and all government media operations and support!