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Permit the video taping of law enforcement officials

Section I. All laws, regulations, rules, resolutions, and other acts adopted by Congress to prohibit the video taping of law enforcement officials are rendered null and void. Congress is prohibited from adopting further such laws.

Section II. All laws, regulations, rules, resolutions, and other acts adopted by state legislatures to prohibit the video taping of law enforcement officials are rendered null and void. State legislatures are prohibited from adopting further such laws.

Section III. All laws, regulations, rules, resolutions, and other acts adopted by other legislative bodies in the United States to prohibit the video taping of law enforcement officials are rendered null and void.
Legislative bodies at all levels are prohibited from adopting further such laws.

Section IV. All past or present legal proceedings, including convictions, against any person as a result of any previous such laws are nullified, and convictions shall be stricken from records.

Chris Goodwin , 27.10.2011, 01:12
Idea status: under consideration

Comments

shanedk, 05.11.2011, 15:18
Nice! Two suggestions:

1) Include audio as well as video. Not only would this allow recording by voice recorder as well, it would also eliminate the technicality of banning audio recordings, and therefore prosecuting those who take video since the video camera takes audio, too. Besides, much if not most of the relevant information will be in the audio.

2) Put in a clause allowing anyone aggrieved by the law to have a cause of action (see my proposals for One Subject at a Time and Acts to be Plainly Worded for examples).

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