DNC protests will be behind fence

Just in case there are any Kiwi’s who still believe that the USA is a free country have a look at this. And I promise you this: this will be coming to a city near you.

A protester hangs a sign in the “free speech zone” near the site of the Democratic National Convention July 28, 2004 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Getty Images | William B. Plowman)
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The fence around the public demonstration zone outside the Democratic National Convention will be chicken wire or chain link, authorities revealed in U.S. District Court today.

That may allow protestors to be seen and heard by delegates going in and out of the Pepsi Center during the convention.

But the American Civil Liberties Union and several advocacy groups have filed an amended complaint to their lawsuit against the U.S. Secret Service and the city and county of Denver that says protestors and demonstrators may have their First Amendment rights violated by security restrictions.

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