shutterstock_183068741-620x412AUSTIN, Texas — A state law banning “improper photography” in public is no longer valid. The state’s highest criminal court threw out the law as a violation of free-speech rights. Essentially, giving anyone the right to take photos of you and your children in public without your consent. The decision stemmed from a 2011 case involving a man criminally charged after taking photos of children in their swimsuits at SeaWorld. Someone who feels the frustration of this decision is Halie Ricketts. Ricketts told KVUE in May that she felt violated after she claims a man took a video up her skirt at La Cantera Mall earlier this year. More