Wednesday, June 2, 2021

06/02/2021 Bill that would make it a felony to obstruct emergency vehicles heads to the governor’s desk - An Innovation That Stuck

Today's Article: Bill that would make it a felony to obstruct emergency vehicles heads to the governor’s desk
From: The Texas Tribune
Readability Score: 11.4

How absolute is a citizen's right to protest? What happens when rights are in conflict? The Texas legislature has passed a bill imposing severe penalties on protestors who prevent emergency vehicles from passing or who otherwise risk the lives of others. Should the governor sign it? Discuss what is and isn't appropriate when exercising our First Amendment rights with today's article.

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Readability Score: 7.4