Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a new law that would grant protections for drivers who hit and kill protesters while attempting to drive away from a protest and implements harsher penalties on people who block roads or highways during a protest. Democrats and activists decried the law as stifling protest and citizens’ First Amendment rights.
GOP state lawmakers have pushed 81 new bills aimed at crushing protest in the 2021 legislative session.
People have flooded the streets of Brooklyn Center for the third night in a row to protest Daunte Wright’s killing.