Atlanta to repeal 1977 law that bans photography on public sidewalks ...

MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:

"The city of Atlanta, Georgia, has an old local law from 1977 that makes it illegal to shoot photos of people on public sidewalks. The law has never resulted in an arrest or citation, but it did make the news last week after police officers reportedly cited the ordinance to prevent photographers from taking pictures on city sidewalks.

"The NPPA and 11 news organizations wrote a letter to Atlanta’s mayor, Kasim Reed, and now Atlanta is saying that the law will be repealed."

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