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Jack Evans bill would impose regulations on demonstrations

On the same day that Occupy DC will attempt to jumpstart the summer protest season, D.C. Council member Jack Evans has introduced a bill that would require demonstrators to give notice and obtain a permit before they could march through city streets. Read full article >>
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DeEvening Links: Ask before you tell?

United States / Washington D.C. : DeBonis (3 years ago)

Hey, activists! Wanna have a street protest? D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) would like that you inform the city first. He has introduced legislation to re-establish a protest permitting regime that was discarded some year... Read Post

Outside White House, Occupy D.C. Protests Law They Say Would Crack Down on Protests

United States / Washington D.C. : DCist (3 years ago)

Upset by a new law they say would curtail their ability to demonstrate, members of Occupy D.C. last night marched on the White House that sharpened long-standing regulations about Secret Service-protected areas. [ more › ] Read Post

Evans Wants Protesters to Give D.C. Advance Notice

United States / Washington D.C. : DCist (3 years ago)

Councilmember Jack Evans concerned that rallies and marches launched on short notice are stretching thin the resources of D.C. authorities wants activist groups to be required to first obtain permits before walking through the stree... Read Post

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