State Legislatures Move to Thwart Protests – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

As protests and marches once again begin to make international headlines, lawmakers some states are preparing bills that increase the logistical barriers for participants.

Source: State Legislatures Move to Thwart Protests – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

To compare the inconvenience of a few hours, or even a few days, of protest with “economic terrorism” is irresponsible in the extreme. Such inflammatory language conflates the goal of actual terrorists—to inspire fear—with the goal of most protests, which is to peacefully give voice to an alternative point of view.

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