Some GOP led state’s want to make protesting illegal….

Ina counter to Martin Luther King Jr, Ghandi and others?

And voicing protests against Donald Trump and his views….

Some Americans’ want  to move this country to criminalize your 1st Amendment right to ‘Free Speech’ and the Right of Assembly…

Women’s March on Washington will kick off what opponents of the incoming administration hope will be a new era of demonstrations against the Republican agenda. But in some states, nonviolent demonstrating may soon carry increased legal risks — including punishing fines and significant prison terms — for people who participate in protests involving civil disobedience. Over the past few weeks, Republican legislators across the country have quietly introduced a number of proposals to criminalize and discourage peaceful protest.

The proposals, which strengthen or supplement existing laws addressing the blocking or obstructing of traffic, come in response to a string of high-profile highway closures and other actions led by Black Lives Matter activists and opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Republicans reasonably expect an invigorated protest movement during the Trump years….

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These laws , in enacted will NOT stop Americans in anyway from protesting what they feel is wrong in their country ….

And those laws are mostly not legal anyways….

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13 thoughts on “Some GOP led state’s want to make protesting illegal….”

  1. Yes REPUBLICANS doing this stuff James.

    And these are the people you’re counting on to take down Trump?

    Read your own damn posts and clear your Trump obsession out of your head!

    The REPUBLICANS are just as bad,if not worse than, Trump!

  2. This article didn’t particularly alarm me. In general, there should be limits on what protestors can do. I’m not sure where to draw the line, but I do think there should be a line that once crossed should allow for prosecution.

  3. Comrade Manila, Well of course a riot should always be illegal. Everyone agrees with that- although those extreme right sources of “information” that you read imply otherwise.

  4. There are plenty of laws already on the books to handle non peaceable protests.

    These moves have nothing to do with “strengthening ” the law and everything with making a political statement and showing how “tough” lawmakers are.

    Republicans like that kind of stuff ,while they contradictorily rail against too many laws and too much “regulation.”

  5. Definition of a Riot?

    To Democrats thats something only the police do.

    Obstructing traffic, commerce, and life in general is a Democrats definition of peaceable assembly.

    And lets not start talking about ignoring keep off the grass signs.

  6. Manila’s latest stupid statement (9:05pm) gives me a chance to write that of the millions of protestors in Washington for the woman’s march, there was not a single arrest.

    Too bad for Manila that the facts once again disagree greatly with what he wrote. Maybe those lunatic websites he frequents give “incorrect” information.

  7. What about occupy Wall Street to which I was refering.

    Senator Liz Warren took credit for that one.

  8. Occupy Wall Street?
    That was years ago, back when Trump thought the Electoral College was a “disgrace” and encouraged marches on D.C. after Obama’s solid reelection.

  9. What about Black Lives Matter?

    Obama comes from Chicago.

    Something go wrong there?

    Where is the outrage?

    1. Just so you should know?

      There is a campaign push of people calling Paul Ryan’s cellphone and fax and people are PERSONALLY trying to deliever petitions and letters against ANY changes in Obamacare…

      The word is he has turned off all of the above…

      The next wave is going be mailing post cards and letters to home and office urging NO cuts to Planned Parenthood…

      Social Media has turned on the Speaker

      http://www.snopes.com/paul-ryan-conducting-obamacare-phone-survey/

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