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Thursday, September 6, 2012
10:00am until 8:00pm
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from Before its News
Protesting Is Now Terrorism
Thursday, September 6, 2012 3:24
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
from Info Wars
DoD Training Manual Describes Protest As “Low-Level Terrorism”
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
Vietnam vet arrested at DNC protest
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