click to enlarge State Representative Nick Schroer (R-O'Fallon) plans to introduce legislation mandating harsher penalties when protesters block the highway - something Schroer's very own colleague, state Representative Bruce Franks (D-St. Louis), was arrested for on Tuesday night. After protesters blocked I-64/40 for more than half an hour, police arrested 143 people, including Franks.
Saturday, October 07, 2017
FREE SPEECH INFRINGEMENT OR BLOCKING TRAFFIC ISN'T PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY???
Close call here because an alt-right Nazi recently ran down and killed a protester in the street so new laws against protest have the potential to be used selectively . . . Still, most reasonable people understand that highway blocking IS NOT Constitutionally protected. Read more: