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Judge: Denver CAN Restrict PROTESTS.... BYE BYE FREE SPEECH!!! Hello 4th REICH!
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[quote:ShadowDancer:MV81ODMyODRfODg5NjI1MV81MjRGRTg0Rg==] [quote:Evil Twin] I have heard that the local police forces are gearing up for major 'civil unrest'. For the undercover police dressed as anarchists. It's not looking good. ***************************************************8 That's certainly been done before. :popcorn: [/quote] and being done as a matter of course anymore These will be just as set up-in fact, it will be practically impossible to avoid a confrontation as they are geared up for it and will go all out to make sure one happens Even if no one starts it on the attendees side-they others with their costumes on will!!! Heads up folks Obviously many could say the actual terrorists of 911 were very effective-very effective(they definitely hated our freedoms.."...can't be fooled again..." or can...... [/quote]
Protesters at the Democratic National Convention in Denver can be restricted to fenced-in areas, federal judge ruled on Wednesday, saying that security needs outweighed curbs on their rights.
A dozen groups who intend to protest at the August convention sued the U.S. Secret Service and the city of Denver over plans to confine their activities to a parade route and fenced-in zone, saying that their Constitutional rights to free speech were being violated.
The American Civil Liberties Union, the American Friends Service Committee and others argued that the rules would keep them too far away from delegates to get their message across during the convention, which is scheduled for Aug 25-28 at the city's downtown Pepsi Center.
U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger agreed that the protesters would suffer some infringement on their freedom of expression but said those interests had to be balanced with security concerns.
"The restrictions inhibit the plaintiffs' ability to engage in some forms of expressive conduct, (but) ... the plaintiffs have a wide variety of alternative means of expression that will allow them to effectively communicate their messages," Krieger wrote in her 71-page ruling.
(Editing by Jackie Frank)
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