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Obama Secretly Signs No Free Speech Bill
Mr. Conservative ^ | 1/17/14 | Robert Rich

Posted on 01/17/2014 3:36:56 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants

Long gone may the days be where the people of the United States have the right to express themselves freely under the First Amendment. Obama just signed a bill into law secretly that allows for Secret Service to arrest anyone publicly protesting within their vicinity.

The bill turned law, H.R. 347, has passed through congress with little objection from either side, or the American public. This could be on account of lawmakers sneaking it through congress allowing for no real discussion on the matter until after it was passed.

The law effectively allows for secret service, or anyone under secret service protection, to dictate public demonstrations. If they find anyone to be in violation of the law, people arrested would be charged with a felony and potentially subjected to over a year in prison.

(Also see video at link)

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; dictatorship; fascism; firstamendment; hr347
As always with dictatorships everywhere, public dissent is not allowed.
1 posted on 01/17/2014 3:36:56 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants
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To: Blood of Tyrants

How did this get through the House? Did they really think it was a good idea?


2 posted on 01/17/2014 3:37:35 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Sure, the Republicans figure that soon they will have their own President.


3 posted on 01/17/2014 3:39:39 PM PST by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

HR 347 was passed last year?


4 posted on 01/17/2014 3:40:33 PM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

He must have the number wrong because HR 347 is buried in committee and has nothing to do with free speech.


5 posted on 01/17/2014 3:43:10 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Thanks for posting - Should probably be under Breaking News though.


6 posted on 01/17/2014 3:45:30 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Read what snopes.com has to say about this bill that was passed in 2012.

http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/restricted.asp


7 posted on 01/17/2014 3:47:09 PM PST by rawhide
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To: Blood of Tyrants

come on. do you think they read the bill?


9 posted on 01/17/2014 3:48:06 PM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The Liberty Tree is in need of a massive watering!


10 posted on 01/17/2014 3:48:08 PM PST by Renegade
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To: Blood of Tyrants
The ONLY THING ALLOWED is
WHAT IS ON THE TELEPEROMPTER
OBozo , if he can't read it ,... it doesn't exist !!

The "smartest man in the room ... indeed !! Recruited and personally vetted by Nancy Pelosi , herself !!

11 posted on 01/17/2014 3:48:30 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
How did this get through the House? Did they really think it was a good idea?

That was rhetorical wasn't it?

12 posted on 01/17/2014 3:48:30 PM PST by zeugma (Is it evil of me to teach my bird to say "here kitty, kitty"?)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

It was passed but it was an amendment to adjust wording. So far nothing really has changed.


13 posted on 01/17/2014 3:52:53 PM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Salvavida
The republicans are doing a great job pissing off millions of conservatives in their own party. They never seem to stop any of the freedom killing bills pushed by democrats. Could it be that most of them want the same thing as the democrats? The republicans talk about freedom and small government but their actions don't match their words.
14 posted on 01/17/2014 4:03:52 PM PST by peeps36 (I' Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: peeps36

Yes they are. You have to wonder why the GOP has taken their greatest opportunity ever and are squandering it. It is almost as if they really are losing on purpose.


15 posted on 01/17/2014 4:05:41 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Since the House Speaker is John Hussein Boehner and his cohorts are Barak Eric Cantor and Paul Rodham Ryan, that is a very good question.


16 posted on 01/17/2014 4:11:44 PM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

FOX News Judge Napalitano discusses this (from 2012)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWFSlaULeXQ


17 posted on 01/17/2014 4:13:57 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Howie66
Thanks for revealing their "real" names.

Seems to be spot-on....

Of course, it is a badly soiled "spot".

18 posted on 01/17/2014 4:28:59 PM PST by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Title:
H.R. 347 (112th): Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011

Link to full bill:
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr347/text

I am not finding the ‘no free speech’ part.


19 posted on 01/17/2014 4:30:13 PM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: svcw
I am not finding the ‘no free speech’ part.

Judge Napalitano Explains it.

20 posted on 01/17/2014 4:56:03 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: svcw

It actually amends a 1971 law. It makes “disrupting official government business” a felony. In other words, if you interrupt a politicians speech, you can be charged under this statute.


21 posted on 01/17/2014 5:23:01 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

22 posted on 01/17/2014 5:30:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

During WWII the fiercest, most dangerous men were the Filipinos whose families had been killed by the Japanese because they had nothing to lose.


23 posted on 01/17/2014 5:39:06 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: GeronL

“It is almost as if they really are losing on purpose.”

The republicans are losing on purpose. A combination of bribery and extortion and eventually they all sell out.

Why do you think Boehner is always crying? He lost his soul a long time ago.


24 posted on 01/17/2014 5:51:37 PM PST by Bizhvywt
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Well, this year the Supreme Court will take up this case: Wood v. Moss

Supreme Court to review whether agents violated rights of Bush protesters

'The Supreme Court will consider whether two Secret Service agents can be sued for allegedly hustling protesters out of earshot of a dining President George W. Bush while accommodating his supporters.

The incident took place in Jacksonville, Ore., where Bush made an impromptu decision to dine on Oct. 14, 2004. Two groups had assembled nearby: 200 to 300 people unhappy with the president joined together on the street and sidewalks immediately adjacent to the inn, while a group of Bush supporters gathered a block away.

But after the president decided to stay for a meal on the Jacksonville Inn’s patio, the protesters were moved to a location farther away, while the supporters stayed where they were. When the motorcade left, he drove past the supporters, but the protesters were not on the route.

Seven of them sued Secret Service agents Tim Wood and Rob Savage, saying the unequal treatment violated their free speech rights. Federal officials are generally exempt from being sued in their official capacities, unless they know the actions violate basic rights.'

25 posted on 01/17/2014 6:03:52 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

How quickly we forget:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2852858/posts


26 posted on 01/17/2014 6:30:24 PM PST by Coronal
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Republicans have no principles. Having no principles is their only principle.


27 posted on 01/17/2014 7:10:44 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Even the lefties are upset about this:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeanine-molloff/trespass-bill_b_1328205.html

https://www.aclu.org/blog/tag/hr-347

(Not generally popular links around here, but they show how this transcends political viewpoints.)


28 posted on 01/17/2014 7:18:19 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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