[SATLUG] OT: Human Rights and the G20 in Pittsburg

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 19:01:31 CDT 2009

we do live in a heavily censored society aqnd i expect it to become more so.

same things happened in denver with even journalists being arrested for
trespassing on a public sidewalk.  a librarian was arrested too.  amy
goodman has a problem with them...c
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 6:40 PM, scs at worldlinkisp.com
<scs at worldlinkisp.com>wrote:

> > I feel kind of lrft out, but exactly what are those
> > fanatics domonstrating and protesting?
> >>In the video I posted, there were no fanatics nor
> >>protesters, which was kind of my point. There were a
> >>lot of people out protesting elsewhere regarding the
> >>G20 being in town, < snip >
> -----------------------------------------------------
> They were close to the G20 and the foreign media
> cameras,
> merely interested in what was happening, and (I assume)
> a threat to the Prez's  global image.
> They were loosely assembled and observing according
> to their 1st Amendment rights of assembly. Ref: Hauge
> vs CIO 307 US 496 (1939). They were not unruly,heckling
> or threatening the police, nor destroying property.
> Classic case of law enforcement acting under "Color
> of Law" meaning that since they were/are police it must
> be legal (wrong).  Further, law enforcement without
> name tags or identifying numbers conveniently avoid
> prosecution for unlawful "color of law" action(s).
> Scanned the PA Crimes Code and could not find "unlawful
> assembly" as mentioned in the announced warning.
> The media and the Administration are in lock step, and
> homey doesn't like criticism or disention (or appearance
> thereof).
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