Protesters Were Supposed To Hear Warnings Before Federal Police Moved In. They Didn't

NPR's Morning Edition talks to PCJF's Mara Verheyden-Hilliard about the clearing of peaceful protesters from Lafayette Park, and how the police violated previous agreements imposed upon them after their previous misconduct at Pershing Park in 2002. Read more

Washington Post: A victory for free speech on the Mall

Washington Post editorial "A victory for free speech on the Mall" calls the total withdrawal of proposed anti-protest regulations: "a full retreat by the Trump administration and, more important, a victory for the First Amendment." "Their plan to suppress protest,” said Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, “was met with the very force it was trying to suppress."

FAIR's Counterspin Radio interviews Mara Verheyden-Hilliard about protest suppression

The White House is now—via the National Park Service—seeking to squelch public protest in Washington, DC, by, yes, charging for it.

Washington Post: A National Park Service move that’s completely un-American and unconstitutional

Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak writes about the grave implications of the newly proposed regulations