Anti protest, anti freedom of speech 

5/19 Following up on the Turkish security forces beating protesters http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/18/politics/john-mccain-turkish-embassy-incident/?iid=ob_article_organicsidebar_expansion

5/3 “Three women involved with the activist group Code Pink were convicted Wednesday on disruption charges after protesting Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate confirmation hearing in January. One of the women, Desiree Fairooz, was found guilty of “disorderly or disruptive” conduct after laughing at Sen. Richard Shelby’s (R-Ala.) claim that Sessions had a well-documented record of “treating all Americans equally under the law.””: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/05/desiree-fairooz-jeff-sessions-confirmation-laugh-convicted

4/27 https://theintercept.com/2017/04/27/formerly-imprisoned-journalist-barrett-brown-taken-back-into-custody-before-pbs-interview/

4/20 https://patch.com/michigan/detroit/6-arrested-wearing-hats-cussing-flint-water-meeting

4/2 Judge allows lawsuit naming Trump in charges brought by protesters attacked at a Trump rally. “The negligence claims arise from the plaintiffs’ allegations that Trump knew his supporters would attack protesters. In particular, Trump’s directive to eject a black woman was reckless, given the presence of a white nationalist group in the audience, the complaint says.” : http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/02/politics/donald-trump-lawsuit-incite-violence-kentucky-rally/index.html

3/2 A good old-fashioned book banning, Arkansas wants to ban Howard Zinn: https://zinnedproject.org/2017/03/arkansas-bill-bans-zinn-schools/

2/? Anti-protests bills being proposed around the country: https://www.facebook.com/aclu.nationwide/posts/10154194779971813:0

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