Protesting the Democratic National Convention; Reports from the Front Lines (w/videos)

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Protesting Is Now Terrorism

Thursday, September 6, 2012 3:24

Posted by  – September 5, 2012 at 9:45 am – Permalink – Source via Alexander Higgins Blog

An activist was designated as a terror suspect put on the terrorism watchlist, which was used to prevent him from protesting at the week’s DNC in Charlotte.

Activists James Tyson was shocked when he was giving an extremely high $10,000 bail after being pulled over on his way to protest at  the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

Court documents show prosecutors were able to get such an unreasonably high bail set because they argued he was a dangerous person listed on the Department of Homeland Security’s terrorism watch list.

Tyson’s only two previous  run-ins with law enforcement  were for fishing out of season and driving while impaired.

Even more ostensible is prosecutors argued that Tyson be held in jail without bail until after the DNC was over. . . . Read Complete report

Related:

from Info Wars

DoD Training Manual Describes Protest As “Low-Level Terrorism”

Steve Watson
Infowars.net
Monday, June 15, 2009

Current Department of Defense anti-terrorism training course material states that the exercise of First Amendment rights in the U.S. constitutes terrorist activity.

The ACLU has written to the DoD regarding its Antiterrorism and Force Protection Annual Refresher Training Course, which advises personnel that political protest amounts to “low-level terrorism”.

“It has come to our attention that the Department of Defense’s Annual Level I Antiterrorism (AT) Training for 2009 misinforms Department of Defense (DoD) personnel that certain First Amendment-protected activity may amount to “low level terrorism” The ACLU writes. . . . Read Complete Report

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