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No Greg, YOU are harassing ME!

Filed By Guest Blogger | August 02, 2009 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living, The Movement
Tags: olympia, ref 71, refferendum71, Washington

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This past weekend, on July 25, we headed down to Olympia, the Washington State capitol to watch the Referendum 71 petitioners turn in their signatures. While I was there, one of these petitioners attempted to intimidate me because I was filming the events of the day.

I made a video of the trip and what we saw for those who would like to see what happens. The high point was having the police come up and defend me. People should take the time to learn what the law is before they attempt to take it into their own hands. Greg McPherson, take that free advice.

Check it out, after the jump:

Unfortunately, we didn't really feel like taking footage of our ride back to Seattle. As you probably know, they handed in about 135,000 signatures, which if verified successfully, means they will likely qualify. The ride back was a little more somber.

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If THIS is not reason enough to muster the dignity needed to REVOLT, attack those attacking us, and bear arms against a government OVER-STEPPING its bounds:

Our families' safety and security is tantamount to a vote on adding a 20-cent tax on plastic bags.

Referendum 1 = bag tax
Referendum 71 = civil rights

Oh, yeah, us faggots.

If Referendum 71 gets on the ballot, THIS fag will not be collecting signatures or donating money.

Angela Brightfeather | August 2, 2009 2:26 PM

Now that's funny!!!!
It is also exactly what we shold be doing verytime that one of these nutjobs wants to try and act like they can take our rights away from us.
Put them on video tape and show everyone what we have to deal with. This is exactly what I was saying before about putting the police on record also. Fortunately, these police seem to be able to recognize a real nut job when they see one.

What genius! I guess t6hast he would rather that the kids not have the ability to be informed just like he is not informed.

Very important to know the law and do your homework before going out to spread the word. Good work guys and thank you!

Well done! "I'm a public figure"