NJ Bill To Protect Privacy Of Accident Victims Signed Into Law

It’s a shame that we even need bills like this.

Legislation that would prohibit first responders from photographing or disclosing pictures of accident victims and patients to the public without their consent has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

“This is not an injunction on our first responders, who act bravely and save lives, but the callous few who violate the privacy of the people they are charged with protecting,” said Assemblyman Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex). “In an era where photos and videos can live in perpetuity online, no family should ever have to worry about distressing images of their loved ones being displayed without their consent.”

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