more re HR 347 Anti-protest law

Links to info on HR 347; scroll down for petition and response information.

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From: Bonnie Preston <>
Date: March 5, 2012 9:34:16 AM EST
Subject: Fwd: Anti-protest law

OK, these should be permanent links–at least of them is bound to work!  Thanks to Diane Messer!


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Subject: Re: Anti-protest law

Thanks, Bonnie, but the “temp” queries don’t last (they time out after 30 min).

Direct links here (these should work indef.)… – (6 Feb for unanimous senate results)

Notice the votes…chilling!

Regards, Diane

You can also write to the White House at


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From: Mark Crispin Miller <>
Date: March 5, 2012 9:39:01 AM EST
Subject: [MCM] Tell Obama: Veto the anti-protest bill! (PETITION)

Why This Is Important

The U.S. House and Senate have both recently passed bills that place crushing new restrictions on the First Amendment rights of all Americans. This legislation puts new limitations in place that charge protesters with federal crimes if they protest on federal grounds, at any location in which someone protected by the Secret Service (the President, a former President, a Presidential candidate, or any number of domestic or international figures), or at any location sanctioned as being of “national significance” — including the Democratic and Republican conventions and even Super Bowl XXXVI.

H.R. 347 and S.B. 1794 *severely* limit the ability of Americans to exercise their First Amendment rights to speech and assembly — and destroy the long tradition of American protest. We are calling on President Obama to veto this legislation, and to stand up for those who wish to participate in the political process in deep and powerful ways.



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