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Washington, DC Inauguration Protest Planning Thread on Forum

I’ve started up a thread in the forum in which I’ll describe as transparently as possible the process of trying to get a permit from the National Park Service for a pro-constitution DC demonstration on Inauguration Day, January 20 2009. The Park Service confirms they have received my application as of October 22. I’ll be [...]

Applying for Permission to Protest in Washington on January 20, 2009: Please, Uncle Sam, can my Friends Talk Too?

[Update: The National Park Service has now changed its stance. As of the end of November, 2008, individuals and groups of less than 25 will be permitted to attend the inauguration, with signs, without a permit.]

If you want to carry a sign to the presidential inaugural parade on January 20, 2009, you’ve got to [...]

Tip for the Terrorists: Use FedEx!

This morning, I gave a call to the National Park Service to check in and found out that if I wanted to carry any kind of a sign when standing in the crowd at the presidential inaugural parade on January 20, 2009, I’d have to apply for a permit. A free speech permit. To carry [...]

National Park Service Erects Roadblocks to Free Speech at Inauguration

I have the intention of attending the presidential inaugural parade on January 20, 2009 with a sign calling for the next president (whoever he is) to fulfill his oath of office to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

It’s a very simple plan to engage in free speech relevant to the [...]