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Late last week, a groundbreaking coalition of unions, immigrant and social justice organizations, Occupy Atlanta, Tea Party Patriots, faith-based communities and others turned out against – and defeated – Georgia’s anti-free speech Senate Bill 469, sending a resounding message to state and federal legislators about the limits to challenging Americans’ first amendment rights.
The defeated bill, which would have outlawed picketing and reduced payrolls for organized labor, also contained provisions that would have made it an aggravated misdemeanor to protest or engage in civil disobedience on or near private property, punishable by multiple-year prison sentences and fines of $1,000 per day. The coordinated action by occupiers, Tea Party Patriots, AFL-CIO representatives, church, immigration and civil rights leaders and others opposed to the bill marked a new stage in the growing national call for civil and economic rights.
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
reply to post by Kali74
You can't criticize women without a liberal calling you a misogynist to shut you down.
You can't criticize islam and Muslim without a liberal calling you an islamophobe to shut you down.
You can't criticize homosexuals without a liberal calling you a homophobe to shut you down.
You can't criticize minorities without a liberal calling you a racist to shut you down.
So regardless of what anybody else claims to the contrary, you will not convince me that liberals are for free speech. They may value free speech, but only if it supports the liberal ideals, anybody else will be either a racist or a something phobe.