Skip to comments.Town Moves To Ban Free Speech in Private Homes, Group Meetings
Posted on 07/20/2011 9:53:46 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
Unbelievable!!!! Notice the the CC member says that everything is controlled.
Can you share any details about this for those of us who are unable to watch videos at this time? Thank you.
apparently it’s gould, arkansas.
Here ya’ go. Just ran across this:
City council is pushing for a law (the major refuses to sign it) that restricts any group from forming anywhere that doesn’t first get CC approval. This applies to groups meeting in homes or wherever.
I’d love to see them try to enforce this “law.” FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY is the right they seem to have forgotten.
Next step is of course ‘banning any not pre-approved thoughts’.
And that led to the children telling tales on their parents, their teachers, etc. in China. It is not as if we haven’t seen this before.
......Fox reports that even the city attorney tried to tell the council the proposal was illegal and violated the First Amendment. In return for his advice, Fox reported that “members tried to fire him.”
Kudos to this mayor. He seems like a good guy.
The city council is obviously a bunch of sh*t-for-brains.
Carelessness on James Madison’s part. He forbade Congress from passing a law abridging the freedom of speech, but forget to say anything about local governments.
They need to be very careful of what they do next. People are fed up.
“He forbade Congress from passing a law abridging the freedom of speech, but forget to say anything about local governments.”
The Bill of Rights is jsut that, not a bill of things the federal government cannot do.
“But Mayor Nash promised he would not sign the ordinance, calling it ludricous that he would not be allowed to meet with citizens to discuss city business.”
And being the Mayor, he can instruct the local police force (if there is one) not to enforce it!
minor point - the credit for the bil of rights should go to Patrick Henry, and the anti-federalists. Madison was a Federalist AFAIK.
I swear there is nothing worse than a local pinhead that believes he has power over people instead of granted by the people................damned old middle school hall monitors.
Lotta good that did. I’m not going to the virus-laden “examniner” blog to save my life.
How about a quick explanation of what is going on?
Or, cut and paste the blog text here maybe.
THIS IS IN ARKANSAS!?
Must be made up of southern Democrats. Even the south isnt safe from Communism.
I am sure the town council members who voted in favor of this measure do not understand what anyone is complaining about.
Nothing in the education they have received has taught them how wrong they are about the law they passed versus our rights.
Here’s a Fox Nation version if you prefer:
You nailed it.
I could see the San Fran City Council trying something similar...
......Fox reports that even the city attorney tried to tell the council the proposal was illegal and violated the First Amendment. In return for his advice, Fox reported that members tried to fire him.
Eh - been there, done that, except they actually fired me. Within a year, three had gone to jail and the mayor committed suicide. If I believed in karma, it’d be a bitch...
From the comments section at the article:
Surprise, surprise. Voters in freedom-hating Gould Arkansas
voted 79% for Obama
No mention of political party in the article. Hmmmmmm.
That idiotic City Council member I’m sure is a rabid Obama supporter and would love to have Obama’s brown shirts enforce a similar law nationwide. The mayor is a hero. Where is the ACLU when it ought to be doing something?
This is in violation of Article 2, Section 6 of the Arkansas State Constitution.
However, as these seem to be Holder's people nothing will take place.
This is 100% the fault of progressive education and a progressive media giving them cover. Boycott every progressive media source.
A town can try anything but the case law is established. See:
Landmark Supreme Court Cases | Bill of Rights Institute
Assuming for just a moment the GOP will actually put up a real fight during the next presidential election, a video of these Marxist morons would make a great campaign commercial to illustrate the lengths Progressives will go to retain power.
I’ll not be holding my breath that the country’s salvation will be fought vigorously by the GOP however. They will continue to place nice while allowing the lying Progressives (aka Marxist/communist/socialist) to bombard the ignorant in this country with their lies and half truths. It is just how they campaign.
The Tea Party needs to get behind someone (vet them to the max first) and use the fire in the belly they had in the last mid-term election to make sure we extract as many of these anti-Americans from elected office as possible. The Tea Party knows how to fight in a campaign.
MUCH better! Thanks! :-)
The citizens needs to rid themselves of every council member who thinks they have the right to do this.
Abe Lincoln's parents were members of the Primitive Baptist denomination ~ their beliefs and practices are very similar to those of the Christian Church movement (particularly the non-instrumental congregations), and are based on research that sought to recreate the First Century Christianity ~ which, except for the absence of Bishops, gives you something of an Orthodox Christian order of worship.
John Leland later on was involved in the giant cheese story.
He was a polymath into all sorts of things including all the ancient tongues, and whatever science might offer ~ however, he didn't believe in Sunday School or slavery!.
Many of the ancient Greek vespers he translated into English and set to modern music arrangements are still in use. He was the first American composer to actually support himself writing music. Check: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Br2D0cFE5Po
People are free to think that Madison authored the Bill of Rights ~ but he didn't do it by himself. The First is distinctly American and is based on a view of Freedom of Thought that pretty well nails its authorship down to John Leland.
Then let these IQ and DNA challenged misfits try to have us arrested. Then SUE the pants off the little Marxists.
I still think Patrick Henry and the Anti-Federalists were responsible for the whole Bill of Rights.
Patrick Henry basically prevented ratification of the constitution until it was agreed that a bill of rights would be added. The Federalists conceded this point.
Thank you Patrick Henry, and the Anti-Federalists!
Well, I watched the news report video, and it’s pretty obvious after about 5 seconds how this law got passed by the council of Gould, AR.
I am certain that there are places in Dumas AR, the town just down the road, that will gladly house any gathering to replace the city council.
Being an ADVOCATE for a Bill of Rights is not quite same as WRITING the elements that make up the Bill.
he was much more than an advocate - he was THE driving force behind the bill of rights
He didn't ~ so much for his interest in the details.
Frankly, the then quite substantial percentage of the population with Huguenot ancestors (fathers, grandathers, great grandfathers, great great grandfathers ~ all from families who'd been persecuted by French kings) were the driving force behind the Bill of Rights.
Those of the English persuasion (Patrick Henry, for example) kinda liked the idea but they'd gone along with not having it. People like Leland couldn't imagine government without a Bill of Rights.
I’m at a loss for words...
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