Civil rights: Protesting protesters is OK
July 3, 2008 · Updated 9:47 PM
The First Amendment to the United States Constitution states:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Thats the government, not private citizens.
If Mr. Steinsiek wants to stand on the corner in Oak Harbor and hold his anti sign then it is his right.
However, for any private citizen who wants to, it is well within their rights to protest Mr. Steinsiek and his views in any legal way.
Of course its OK for the antis to block city streets and to destroy public and private property as its their First Amendment rights.
Funny how the antis dont understand the concept. Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam stated his opinions of the war during a concert in Denver. A member of the audience stood up and told him to be quiet. Eddie Vedder used the bands PA to shout the guy down while bleating about his First Amendment rights. Well Mr. Vedder, according to you (and the rest of the liberals) you trampled on that persons First Amendment Rights.
Bet you still dont get it.