- It’s ok for an immigration rally to receive a permit to march on the mall today, but not OK for open air memorials to be open? Or for Catholic priests to say mass on bases without the threat of arrest? [LINK] Also, this weekend brings protests to DC in the form of veterans and truckers. [LINK]
Daily Caller: Obama OKs illegals’ march on Mall, still blocks Americans
The National Park Service is allowing an Oct. 8 pro-immigration rally on the national mall, even as it posts pickets and barriers to bar Americans from visiting their open-air memorials.
“They’re going to be allowed to go [ahead] because it is a First Amendment activity,” Shannon Maurer, a spokeswoman for the “March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect,” told The Daily Caller.
“They allowed us to have it because it is part of the First Amendment of the constitution,” said Susana Flores, a spokeswoman for CASA in Action, which is organizing the rally. ”We’re going to have a stage and microphones,” plus a stand for TV cameras, she said.
The mall is currently marked as closed, and law enforcement officials have have been deployed to picket open-air monuments to keep Americans off their own land.
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