Category: Citizens vs. Government

New Hampshire Journalist Not Allowed to Record Public Meeting Because “House Rules”

New Hampshire Journalist Not Allowed to Record Public Meeting Because “House Rules”

Concerned about the expenses involved in the New Hampshire Justice Department's ongoing court battle to prevent voters from taking selfies in the voting booth, local activist and journalist Dave Ridley showed up to their budget workshop meeting, camera in hand, to ask members of the Hous ...
North Carolina Cops Exposed as Liars by Lawyer Moonlighting as Uber Driver

North Carolina Cops Exposed as Liars by Lawyer Moonlighting as Uber Driver

All Jesse Bright wanted was an apology from the North Carolina police officer who told him it was against the law to record cops in public. But the cop refused to take his calls in the week after Bright proved him wrong. So Bright went public with the video, where it quickly went v ...
Two Texas Police Commanders Stripped of Duties in Investigation of Leaked Body Cam Video

Two Texas Police Commanders Stripped of Duties in Investigation of Leaked Body Cam Video

Two high-ranking Texas police officers were stripped of their command duties as the department investigates who leaked a body cam video showing a cop arresting a black woman and her daughter after they had called police for help. Fort Worth Assistant Chief Abdul Pridgen and Deputy Chi ...
WATCH: Texas Cops Threaten PINAC Reporter with Make-Believe Law for Video Recording Police Station

WATCH: Texas Cops Threaten PINAC Reporter with Make-Believe Law for Video Recording Police Station

Texas cops handcuffed and detained PINAC reporter David Worden earlier this month, threatening to jail him for breaking a make-believe law for recording police station from a public sidewalk. The Missouri City police station, southwest of Houston, is in plain view of the public right ...
WATCH: Military Police Arrest Man for Silently Recording from Outside Air Force Base

WATCH: Military Police Arrest Man for Silently Recording from Outside Air Force Base

It was a scene straight out of Nazi Germany. Except it happened in the land of the free. A military police officer at Luke Air Force base in Glendale, Arizona was caught on video arresting a peaceful cop watcher who goes by "Silent Citizen" on YouTube. Because that's his schtick ...
Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

The U.S. Court of  Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit has ruled in a 2-1 decision that the public has the First Amendment right to record activities of law enforcement because it ensures cops "are not abusing their power." The majority ruling came in response to the court's considera ...
Trump’s Ban on Muslims Divides America and Creates Havoc at Airports Across the Nation

Trump’s Ban on Muslims Divides America and Creates Havoc at Airports Across the Nation

Donald Trump has been President for less than 10 days and he has already caused mass chaos in airports across America. His executive order went into effect on Saturday which temporarily bans the entry of people trying to get into the United States coming from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Su ...