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Peaceful protest is always extolled and violent protest is always demonized, but virtually no one still believes that peaceful protest can accomplish anything.
Originally posted by Skipper1975
what is it going to take to change all of this?
lol thats my town..its full of nutcases....
Originally posted by DeadFlagBlues
And we're all just martyrs, aren't we?
I know it just can't be Northern Ireland that has the fighting spirit!
The year 1776 comes to mind, but I can't quite put my finger on it....
[edit on 20-9-2008 by DeadFlagBlues]
Originally posted by Keyhole
Attorney Bruce Nestor, president of the Minnesota chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, said that the City was looking for information—phone numbers, names of activists, demonstration schedules—that Nestor said were part of protected journalistic sources, source information that was to be used to cover protests.
“All of this information [was] taken by Minneapolis Police as part of what we believe [was] an intelligence operation to gather information on activists, to gather information on the location of protected First Amendment activity—to use it to investigate and further crack down on protected activity,” Nestor said.
emocracy Now! Director of Outreach Jessica Cox told Southside Pride.
Originally posted by snertone32
reply to post by DeadFlagBlues
thats some good rioting right there but i dont think ill ever see americans putting up a fight like that,they seem to think the police are gods.
the people shouldnt fear the goverment they should be fearing us.
Originally posted by DancedWithWolves
Charges Will Be Dropped Against Arrested Journalists at GOP Convention
Charges will be dropped against the journalists arrested for unlawful assembly at protests held during the Republican National Convention, according to the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune. "This decision reflects the values we have in St. Paul to protect and promote our First Amendment rights to freedom of the press," Mayor Chris Coleman said in a prepared statement Friday. "At the scene, the police did their duty in protecting public safety. In this decision, we are serving the public's interest to maintain the integrity of our democracy, system of justice and freedom of the press." Coleman said the city will use a broad definition of journalist when reviewing the cases, but does not know yet how many of the the 800 arrests will be affected by the decision.
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