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Filming the police is entirely legal, in every state. All too often, we will see police officers overstep their authority and arrest, attack, and assault innocent people for the constitutionally protected act of documenting their behavior in public. As the following case out Nashville illustrates, many cops couldn't care less about your First Amendment right to film them and will violate their oaths to the constitution to carry out their tyrannical hatred for police accountability. Rew Golden, a police accountability activist was practicing his constitutionally protected right to film in public this week when he was assaulted by Tennessee State Trooper Harvey Briggs. Tonight around 6:35pm CST I followed a citizen who was people pulled over by TN State Troopers for the purpose of filming their interaction. As I approached the vehicles, a trooper shouted at me, "Get back!", or something similar to that. I responded colorfully that I was on a sidewalk & that I am filmi