See the First White House Tour Photos Taken in More than 40 Years:

I run the White House Visitors’ Office, and I wanted to share a big change the President and First Lady just made to the White House visitors photo policy:

The longstanding ban on photography in the White House — in place for more than 40 years — is being lifted. Watch the First Lady share why they did this:

So starting today, guests at the White House are now welcome to take photos throughout the White House tour route and keep those memories for a lifetime.

We’re posting our favorites all day right here. 

Want to visit the White House or take a virtual tour? Get the details about how you can sign up here.

We’re so excited — and we can’t wait for you to come visit!

Ellie Schafer is Director of the White House Visitors Office.

 

End of an era at the @WhiteHouse this morning. #whitehousetour pic.twitter.com/YfHUQpRr6o

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) July 1, 2015

 

So cool! The @WhiteHouse lifted their photo ban on tours today. Grab the camera! #WhiteHouseTour pic.twitter.com/CjoaDIEjM7

— Nicholas Garlow (@n_garlow) July 1, 2015

 

Now that the ban has been lifted we want to see your best #whitehousetour pics, videos (Rebecca Matulka, Instagram) https://t.co/uWa0kpKjRG

— Your Take (@yourtake) July 1, 2015

 

On the inside looking out. #WhiteHouseTour pic.twitter.com/wDwEWPXltS

— Kendall Buller (@SysAdmKC) July 1, 2015

 

Photography now encouraged when you’re at the White House #whitehousetour #noselfiesticks pic.twitter.com/Q0SFUrVx30

— Kristin Donnelly (@kristindonnelly) July 1, 2015

 

Some special guests celebrating photos allowed on the #WhiteHouseTour at @PRESIDENTS_PARK #FindYourPark pic.twitter.com/x7BnuApLI4

— NationalParkService (@NatlParkService) July 1, 2015


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The Latest: Europe rights group criticizes Greek vote plan

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Scalia in Gay Marriage Ruling Dissent: Where Are the Protestants?

In all the Sturm und Drang following last Friday’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that discovered a right to same-sex marriage in the American Constitution, a fascinating and disturbing observation by Justice Antonin Scalia was largely overlooked: U.S. Protestants had no say whatsoever in the new social order enacted by the Court.

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