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You Can’t Film Cops Within 8 Feet, New State Law Says

Metro DC Police isolate and surround a boat left in the middle of the street by members of Extinction Rebellion Washington to block traffic as part of their campaign to get fossil fuels out of the nation's capital on July 08, 2022 in Washington, DC.

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  • Someone on private property with the owner’s consent can also be ordered to stop recording for safety reasons
  •  The penalty is a misdemeanor that would likely incur a fine and no jail time
  • Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has supported law enforcement as the media and Democrats demonize cops

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