Here is link if you wish to help me file a police complaint on an outrageous request of Arlington protestors..below is my letter/complaint.
“I want to voice the complaint that in protesting on a side-walk and having to be continuously moving is unreasonable when no one is approaching. This makes for a hardship and health hazard for those handicapped and for those with asthma or COPD. It is also a health hazard for “any” able bodied person during hot summer days.
The “Keep Moving” rule needs to be exercised only when someone is trying to pass…protesting need not be some physical feat.
Free speech shouldn’t be just for those who can withstand high temperatures and are able to keep moving…that is discrimination.
Here is a video taken of Arlington police harassing an older gentleman who was clearly not blocking the sidewalk, and yet was yelled at through a loud speaker to “KEEP MOVING YOU CAN NOT STAND STILL” at the end of this video…this is wrong.
PERSONALLY I’d protest everyday about Urban Fracking but don’t want chronic car exhaust exposures…what we need is a safe way to protest in a city sponsored forum where people do not have to be outside…if we could televise Citizen Input again, this would be a venue that would be allowing Arlington’s residents to voice opinions on record and on the internet so that other Arlington residents can be informed.
Freedom of speech in Arlington is very much on the radar of alot of concerned citizens.”