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New law will ban protesters from riding mass transit in California

30.04.2013 16:53

Risking arrest isn’t the only obstacle for Northern California protesters — under a new rule about to go into effect, political demonstrators could lose their right to ride public transportation.

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eslaporte 20.10.2013 14:14

If they tried to use this 'law' to prevent protestors from getting around - it would be declared unconstitutional - but who knows with our radical US supreme court...?

 

hoboroadie 20.10.2013 12:53

The BART transit police are some of the most provincial, self-serving, and out-of-control "public servants" in the state. Beware.

Anonymous user 29.07.2013 10:33

Once upon a time America USED to be the land of freedom, ...

Anonymous user 28.07.2013 19:12

“It can be applied to protestors who have been arrested during free-speech movements.” Ironic

Anonymous user 28.07.2013 18:19

Next you'll be banned from protesting anywhere... for the public good, of course.

Anonymous user 27.06.2013 02:31

If there's no name on it, I guess Anonymous wrote it. :P

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 06:35

Welcome to the United Police States of America!!!

Anonymous user 07.05.2013 23:07

Who wrote this? Why is there no name on it?

Anonymous user 04.05.2013 19:15

and prohibit you from suggesting they pull their heads outta their arses...

Anonymous user 03.05.2013 12:53

Oh well, they'll just have to take the car next time.

 

fuzzytek 03.05.2013 10:00

Oppression of news bearing persons is a social crime.News sometimes must be intrusive to be heard.

Anonymous user 02.05.2013 19:35

So...the police wont be travelling anymore?

Anonymous user 02.05.2013 17:26

The Constitution says: "The right of the people to peaceably assemble". Emphasis on "peaceably" ;!

 

David Elliott Lewis 02.05.2013 15:59

Misleading article! This law only applies to those convicted 3 times of assaulting a station agent.

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