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Anti-Protest Laws

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill That Would Make it A Crime to “Taunt” a Police Officer

While there may exist some disagreement as to whether raising penalties for crimes associated with rioting violates the First Amendment, there is at least one provision in the Kentucky bill that is explicitly unconstitutional. 

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Arizona Protest

Arizona Lawmakers Move Forward on Anti-Protest Bill

Arizona lawmakers are considering a bill, HB 2309, that would heighten the penalties for a number of charges associated with protests, and create a new charge for behavior deemed “violent or disorderly assembly.” 

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Twitter

Join First Amendment Watch for #FAWPublicForum, a Live Twitter Conversation

Join us for an online discussion on January 5 from 2-3 pm ET with Baltimore School of Law Professor Emeritus and author Garrett Epps who will answer questions about contemporary threats to people’s assembly rights.

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Women's March

Teacher Guide: The Right to Peacefully Assemble

Teach students about the role peaceful protest has played in US history, how the law evolved, and about current threats to assembly rights.

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