Tag Archives: protest

What about the Rest of the First Amendment?

Last night, people in Fresno decided to “flex political muscle” by walking through the streets in a throng:
They were marching through the heart of Downtown Fresno to demand immigration reform.
. . . The message; today we march, tomorrow we vote.
Many marchers also came to protest recent raids in Valley communities, like Mendota, where federal agents […]

Tax Day: The Real April Fools’ Day

This afternoon I participated in a small protest of the income tax. We met at the Hilton downtown and walked to the Federal building. Alone the way we chanted, “Income tax is theft! End the IRS!” I was pleasantly surprised by the number of people who took pamphlets from us. I’m sure most ended up […]

Don’t Eat the WMD

Voices for Animals is presenting a film about alleged deceptions about WMDs in Iraq and participating in an anti-war march. Did we blow up a lot of wildlife over there or is this just comical mission creep? This reminds me of some of the shenanigans at the anti-war rally and march just before the war […]

Right to Protest

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Pacifists have just as much right to protest as anybody. […]

Local Unrest

The fight over Communion has taken on local significance for me. Protesters urge bishop to deny communion to pro-abortion legislatorsThursday, June 17, 2004By Ann Rodgers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A dozen people picketed the Downtown headquarters of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh yesterday, calling on Bishop Donald Wuerl to deny communion to Catholic legislators who support legal […]