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Call in to the City of BP

by Read the 1st amendment. Saturday, Jun. 18, 2005 at 10:41 PM

Call the city. urge them to repeal the permit to protest law.

Mayor Manuel Lozano


626-813-5201
Councilmember William (Bill) Van Cleave


626-813-5201
Councilmember David Olivas


626-813-5201
Mayor Pro Tem Ricardo Pacheco


626-813-5201
Councilmember Marlen Garcia


626-813-5201
Stephanie Scher, City Attorney


626-813-5201
Sid Mousavi, Interim CEO


626-813-5204
Chief Mark Kling, Baldwin Park Police Department


626-960-1955

Regardless of your politics. No one should support this resolution. The City should repeal the resolution immediately to avoid legal action.

Whatever resolution they make, no local law can override the right to free speech and the right to peaceable assembly as stated in the 1st amendment of the Bill of Rights. To require a person or a group to get a permit to exercise their constitutional rights is unlawful. The City of BP has made a big mistake.

For reference:

US Bill of Rights, Amendment I

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.

This is not a left vs right issue. This is a free speech issue. Free speech is a basic human right. Both sides should see this. This new law hurts everyone.
I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it




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Public Safety Observer Saturday, Jun. 18, 2005 at 11:03 PM
Have you read the Bill of Rights? Read the 1st amendment Saturday, Jun. 18, 2005 at 11:33 PM
Comment 1Planet1People Saturday, Jun. 18, 2005 at 11:52 PM
Please re-read my postings Read the 1st amendment Sunday, Jun. 19, 2005 at 12:44 AM
I love it, just love it! littlebopeep Sunday, Jun. 19, 2005 at 1:17 AM
arrests 1Planet1People Sunday, Jun. 19, 2005 at 1:21 AM
Please DON'T call Baldwin Park! Fredric L. Rice Sunday, Jun. 19, 2005 at 10:51 PM
Fred 1Planet1People Sunday, Jun. 19, 2005 at 11:13 PM
correction 1Planet1People Sunday, Jun. 19, 2005 at 11:48 PM
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