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Local officials deny pro-Trump group rally permit

Fascist California: Citing safety concerns local officials in the town of Upland, California have denied a permit for a pro-Trump rally.

An ACT for America rally was being planned for Sept. 9 in Upland at the Madonna of the Trail, according to a Facebook post. The location of the rally, which now says “Inland Empire ((somewhere))” was changed Friday after a top Upland official made it clear a permit for the rally would be denied.

It is part of “America First” rallies being held nationwide that day. “This event will be in dedication to all first responders and national security. We appreciate all the hard work our men and woman of service has provided for our protection. As Americans we are giving thanks for protecting our beautiful country,” the Facebook description stated. [emphasis mine]

These officials are essentially endorsing the heckler’s veto, and I bet they are doing it because they agree with the fascist leftwing brownshirts that are attacking conservatives nationwide in order to silence them.

In other words, the first amendment no longer exists in California. Be warned if you go there to protest or speak any conservative ideas. You will either find government officials working to squelch your right to speak, or they will look away (as they did in Berkeley) when thugs move in to beat you up.

Let me add this question: Since when did Americans need permission from government officials to protest?

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5 comments

  • wodun

    Let me add this question: Since when did Americans need permission from government officials to protest?

    The Tea Party jumped through all of the hoops, even renting porta potties when needed. OWS just took stuff over and never left. Democrats aren’t going to let a permitting process stop them from protesting. The rules are only for other people to follow.

  • Dick Eagleson

    Since when did Americans need permission from government officials to protest?

    Never. Still less do they need government permission to publicly celebrate. The planned event was not a protest, it was a celebration.

  • Edward

    Robert wrote: “Let me add this question: Since when did Americans need permission from government officials to protest?

    As the article describes it: “This event will be in dedication to all first responders and national security. We appreciate all the hard work our men and woman of service has provided for our protection. As Americans we are giving thanks for protecting our beautiful country.” So, a better question might be: Who would protest against first responders?

    An answer comes from the article: “At least two counterprotests had already popped up on Facebook; One counter event, called “United4Love2,” says it will be held in Upland but didn’t give a location.”

    wodun has it right. The counter-first-respondent protesters have announced their protest without bothering to get permissions from the city to gather there for the purpose of getting violent.

    The counter protesters “aren’t going to let a permitting process stop them from protesting.

    I would ask what city would be against first responders, but that has been answered by Upland, California.

  • Judy

    “our men and woman of service”

    Typo or is there really only one of us? :)

  • Max

    Update:
    The prayer rally on Saturday has been moved to a federal park site to avoid the permit problem. Cars, bikes etc. have been banned to make it harder for the conservatives to get there. The fighting has already begun as students and teachers? Dressed in black ninja uniforms began attacking. (most are calling them “paid actors” because it has been revealed in Charlottesville that the protesters were bussed in and given T-shirts to wear telling them which side they would be on in the protest.) (now you understand why the police were told to stand down, this was a choreographed event.)
    Today’s violence was unprovoked. Even CNN could not help themselves when they posted the video.
    http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/25/us/san-francisco-berkeley-rallies/

    Call to arms for all in San Francisco.
    http://www.sfexaminer.com/white-supremacist-patriot-rally-coming-san-francisco-counter-protest-already-planned/
    The Nazis deny planning to go to San Francisco, they want to have fun at burning man.
    Another rally is planned on Sunday by a transgender person who hates what’s happening to their beloved Berkeley. Call for tolerance and free speech and to stop the violence.
    Once the hate and the violence without consequence has been unleashed, can anyone controll it? We shall wait and see.
    History is repeating itself. The brown shirts, who wear black now, are revealing themselves. We all know what they really are.
    By their fruits you shall know them…

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