In commemoration of 9/11, we need to stand up for our rights as photographers. They can't take our rights away as photographers for security. Thank you to the ACLU for publishing Our Rights.
“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 >>“