Monday, May 08, 2017

Dictatorship America

Guardian UK: Anti-protest bills would 'attack right to speak out' under Donald Trump - The ACLU says more than 30 bills have been introduced amid a huge swell of activism, prompting UN intervention over criminalization of peaceful protest
It was particularly scathing of two bills signed into law by North Dakota’s governor, Doug Burgum, in March. House bill 1304 cracks down on people wearing masks or covering their faces at demonstrations.

House bill 1426 increased protest penalties from class C felony to a class B felony if a “riot involves 100 or more persons”, doubling the maximum prison sentence to 10 years.

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