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New anti-protest laws cast a long shadow on First Amendment rights

This story also appeared in HuffPost and Indian Country Today Tiffany Crutcher was worried.  Oklahoma lawmakers had passed a new measure stiffening penalties for protesters who block roadways and granting immunity to drivers who unintentionally hit them. The state NAACP, saying the law was passed in response to racial justice demonstrations and could chill the […]