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Originally posted by AnonymousVan
reply to post by TinfoilTP
So , following your logic we have to protest in areas made especialy for it ...
exemple : Protestors group A can only protest in area X ,area X made especialy for it, protestors can protest only if they are not too loud, and do not disturb the area, if not, the protest is considered illegal
Ok so, what is the point of the protest if we're not visible and unaudible ?
So soon we gonna get special areas to protest so this way we're sure we dont disturb anyones, makin sure we're not heard...
I repeat wtf is the point of that ?
Do you think revolutions started with the revolutionaries asking politely " is it ok Officer if we start a rebelion here ?"
Well apparently we know who is the real enemy of freedom in the thread
Go back to sleep , with your poorly constructed arguments and your uneducated hatred
Yep , fear and hatred are the results from ignorance.
People standing there holding the signs shouting their protest is not the same as ddos.
If they showed up in masks and nailed their signs to the walls and parked vehicles at the doors with remote loudspeakers to shout their message all day then ran away after they set it all up, it would all get torn down, towed away and charges brought against the ones who did it. A protest in this way, like ddos, is a real lazy and cowardly interpretation of Ghandi, where avoiding self sacrifice and inconvenience takes precedence to the message.
Originally posted by TinfoilTP
Organized protest is big business in America these days,
Originally posted by GogoVicMorrow
reply to post by TinfoilTP
You still didn't answer my scenario.
What if there are so many protestors entrance is barred simply by the fact the gathering is too large. No single person is at all denying access?
If you choose to ignore reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions and block traffic on public thoroughfares you can be arrested (or at the very least ticketed). There is nothing unconstitutional about the enforcement of generally applicable laws so long as the are enforced equally and not on the basis of the speaker’s message. Indeed, equality under the law requires that generally applicable laws be enforced uniformly even if the violators believe they had a good purpose for their action.
Individuals can, of course, be prosecuted for breaking generally applicable content neutral laws, such as trespass and disturbing the peace, even if they do so for expressive purposes. This is a different situation than where individuals break laws because they consider the laws themselves to be unconstitutional or otherwise illegal (e.g. sitting at a segregated lunch counter). In many of this latter category of civil disobedience cases an individual’s actions can be defended based on the argument that the law the individual broke was itself illegal.