BLACK LIVES MATTER: Clearing Lafayette Park Violated Constitution

The 2015 settlement more clearly defined what law enforcement must do to protect protesters’ rights in a situation like this, yet this appears to have been violated as well, Jaffer continued. Jaffer said the settlement “seems to have recognized” the First Amendment rights of protesters to gather in public forums, and “placed specific limits on the government’s authority to use force and other aggressive tactics in this kind of context.” “These limits were totally disregarded here,” Jaffer said.

New questions about Trump’s ugly Bible stunt hint at some dark truths – The Washington Post

The Washington Post evaluated the June 1 action to disperse protesters before POTUS undertook the so-called “Bible Stunt”. First Amendment rights were clearly violated and an was an abuse of power by the White House.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
Resident of the City of Coral Gables

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