Newsom signs law against first responders taking pictures following death of Kobe Bryant

California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomGOP online donor platform offering supporters ‘Notorious A.C.B.’ shirts Newsom signs law allowing transgender inmates to be placed in prison by their gender identity OVERNIGHT ENERGY: California seeks to sell only electric cars by 2035 | EPA threatens to close New York City office after Trump threats to ‘anarchist’ cities | House energy package sparks criticism from left and right MORE (D) on Monday signed into law legislation that makes it illegal for first responders to take unauthorized pictures of people killed at the scene of an accident or crime, the Associated Press reported

The measure was first proposed in May following the January helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight other people. After the accident, local deputies were accused of taking and sharing graphic photos of the victims from the crash site. 

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at the time

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