Judge bars federal officers from using force against journalists in Portland

Judge bars federal officers from using force against journalists in Portland

A judge in Portland, Oregon, has issued a 14-day restraining order against federal law enforcement officers from arresting or using physical force against journalists and legal observers documenting the daily demonstrations in the city, if they’re not suspected of committing crimes. The lawsuit was filed by the ACLU, and the restraining order acts against the DHS and US Marshals Service.

Kathy
Kathy
Seekster
Seekster 2 weeks

If journalists aren't taking part in the riots or other unlawful activies then yes they should not be subject to arrest. One should not be arreated unless they are suspected of engaging in unlawful activity.

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