Skip to comments.Can the Secret Service Tell You To Shut Up?
Posted on 03/15/2012 11:57:06 AM PDT by America_Right
Last week, President Obama signed into law the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011. This law permits Secret Service agents to designate any place they wish as a place where free speech, association and petition of the government are prohibited. And it permits the Secret Service to make these determinations based on the content of speech.
Thus, federal agents whose work is to protect public officials and their friends may prohibit the speech and the gatherings of folks who disagree with those officials or permit the speech and the gatherings of those who would praise them, even though the First Amendment condemns content-based speech discrimination by the government. The new law also provides that anyone who gathers in a "restricted" area may be prosecuted. And because the statute does not require the government to prove intent, a person accidentally in a restricted area can be charged and prosecuted, as well.
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They are not the “SS” for nothing.
So...the Contitutuon is the supreme law of all land OTHER than that designated by the Secret Service, right?
That seems logical.
What if the Secret Service fancies MY HOUSE? I could not then speak about things I wished in my own house, right?
THIS SOUNDS VERRRRY KENYAN.
F U B O !!
Obama - just shredding one Bill of Rights at a time.
"Shut up!", they explained.
"That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government..."
Not just a right, but a responsibility. I wonder what it is gonna take to get the ball rolling?
Amazing...I watched over the past 20 years, government building/facilities become fortress like, complete with CCTV cameras, armed guards, bullet resistant glass, scanners, card locks, metal detector, dogs, searches, pat downs, automated vehicle barriers...Costing hundreds of billions in tax dollars.
Now government designated areas prohibiting free speech?
Was all this for terrorist?
Or something else?
And who controls the house where this was passed???
The use of ‘secret service’ is just lpart of the smoke of this bill.
I won’t be the SS who arrests you. It will be some local cop or state trooper assigned to some event ‘of national importance’.
This law will keep you from raising your voice at a state convention or primary event. It will make it a felony to protest anywhere near a national convention or the white house.
Standing peacefully with a sign anywhere along the presidential motorcade’s route is now a felony.
Standing on the elipse, turning your backside to the white house and ‘mooning’ the south lawn is cause to send you to a FEMA camp.
Lets remember gang that Barry’s part is only a 1/3 of the equation. The GOP lead House and Dem lead Senate is the other 2/3s. So, it seems the GOP is lock step w/ the liberals on this one....just like the Patriot Act et al.
I'm guessing it will come with the economic crash, 5 to 10 years is my best guesstimate.
” If peaceful public assembly and public expression of political demands on the government can be restricted to places where government officials cannot be confronted, then those rights, too, have been neutered.”
Now O has the tools necessary to run a “Putin style” election. All this with the willing assistance of the Republicans. Is there any doubt this is aimed directly at the Tea Party? No doubt in my mind.
You only have to obey this if you are a slave to the Federal Corporation called “The United States of America”...
He’s a bisexual Muslim who HATES America —a man from Kenya WOULD sign this type of law.
Who really thinks he was born here? I used to consider those people crazy, lo and behold it’s all the OTHERS who are the crazy ones, apparently.
UnAmericans laws signed by an UNamerican.
Emperors New Clothes Act