Los Angeles Police Are Arresting People For Speaking 20 Seconds Over Their Allotted Time at City Meetings

Abdullah, along with several other community members, was arrested this August during a meeting on the shooting of Carnell Snell Jr. They were subsequently released.

The ACLU letter also includes claims the ordinance could allow for selectivity in enforcement given the content of public remarks. The ACLU also raised concerns about the potential overreach of the ordinance, going into the use of public spaces, library resources and the use of discriminatory policing tactics.

Source: https://www.alternet.org/aclu-speaks-out-against-rules-shut-down-criticism-against-lapd

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  • police state

    Does this not already contravene the 1st ammendment? The police in parts of this country seem to think they already have the right to do whatever they want with no recourse.

  • Wendy Colby

    It’s here. The police state complete with the inability to complain .Watch your comments lest you get the knock at the door in the middle of the night.