Home Protests

Should Home Protests Be Outlawed?

The Washington, D.C. city council has approved a bill that allows police to arrest activists who are non-violently demonstrating in front of someone’s home if they have not notified the police, if the protest takes place at night, or if they wear masks.

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Animal Rights Activists Indicted as “Terrorists” For Home Protests

When four animal rights activists were arrested under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, it was unclear how prosecutors would proceed, and what specific accusations the activists would face. Now, the government indictment, available here for the first time, makes it strikingly clear that prosecutors intend to use terrorism laws to target First Amendment activity.

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