Skip to comments.Obama Signs Anti-Protest Trespass Bill
Posted on 03/13/2012 10:50:49 AM PDT by angelcindy
Only days after clearing Congress, US President Barack Obama signed his name to H.R. 347 on Thursday, officially making it a federal offense to cause a disturbance at certain political events essentially criminalizing protest in the States. RT broke the news last month that H.R. 347, the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011, had overwhelmingly passed the US House of Representatives after only three lawmakers voted against it. On Thursday this week, President Obama inked his name to the legislation and authorized the government to start enforcing a law that has many Americans concerned over how the bill could bury the rights to assemble and protest as guaranteed in the US Constitution.
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They came for the smokers and I didn’t smoke, so...
The United States is not the United States anymore.
We’ll see how they like this law at a ‘later date’.
Guess who won't be charged with this law while protesting. If you guessed liberals protesting anything conservative or Republican, you're probably right.
He wants to rush this through by election time so when he declares himself King for Life he’ll have no opposition.
They’re establishing an elite political class. Some pigs are more equal...
You have the right to protest and still do. You do NOT have the right to protest anywhere you want.
This will backfire on the Occupoop movement.
While I think the itended target was the tea party, OWS will be hurt more significantly.
They are more bellicose and will be at every political rally for either party's candidate.
It will be particularly interesting to see how selectively this is applied.
Judge Naplotino said this morning on Fox, that he signed this in secret...and also no one is allowed to protest where his campain staff are..and also it’s a felony,and anyone arrested can spend a yr in jail...
Sure he does ..the more that protest him the worse he looks.. Maybe 5 million need to march on washington.
I think Congress is trying to cover their own butts..They are afraid of the American people,and what might happen to them,as this country is losing more n more of their rights!
My God, this is a terrible day for our Republic. Dear Lord, please save us from this man, this usurper, this enemy of all that is good.
They’ll take it beyond protesting. Notice the work “knowingly” was taken out. IOW, when you go to work at your lower level government job at 8 am but at 10 am Hussein decides to push the button then anyone not in lockstep with him is subject to arrest. You gotta think ahead with this bozo.
Depending on how selectively this bill is enforced,it might not even affect the OWS movement.
Close but no cigar. The word removed was “willingly”. Of course a person protesting would know they were protesting... the change means that the protester would have to understand that they were deliberately breaking the law...
IOW, I can protest all I want, in an orderly, legal way. It’s possible that this law will be unevenly enforced (Point me to a law that isn’t unevenly enforced!) but that isn’t the point of the change.
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