Political Protest Now Banned in America

OK, there is no Federal legislation banning it, but the de facto situation is pretty close. Salon reports that for the G20 summit, Chicago police will be deploying a sound cannon, causing anyone within 100m of the device’s directed sound path to experience extreme pain and — in some cases — irreversible hearing damage.

Zuccotti Park has approximately 30 police vehicles constantly present to cover one or two protesters. Two-month chart here.

One comment on “Political Protest Now Banned in America
  1. Phil Mayes says:

    To follow up, researchers at the law schools of NYU and Fordham accuse the NYPD of deploying unnecessarily aggressive force, obstructing press freedoms and making arbitrary and baseless arrests (Guardian).

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