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Anti-Protest Bills, from National to State Level, Gain Ground - Defending Rights & Dissent
Following nationwide protests against pipelines, industry-backed legislation has been passed to crack down on protestors. 17 states have had bills criminalizing protests at pipelines with 7 states having passed bills. The situation escalated when Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao proposed a change to penalties at the national level. In a joint document with Greenpeace, Defending... [Read More]