Protesters are blocking traffic across the country because they cannot accept that the liberals lost power in the last election.
They can’t understand why they don’t always get what they want and think they’re part of a “movement” by protesting the election results.
Between 100 and 200 protesters blocking traffic actually blocked an ambulance carrying a critically ill patient on a Connecticut highway. It forced an emergency procedure in the ambulance instead of at a hospital.
This is just one example of how these faux protests have causes some major issues.
Drivers have had enough of protesters blocking traffic and are just beginning to drive on though. Watch:
In a related incident, a police officer asked a protester to move so an emergency vehicle could get through. The man refused.
“The officers tried to guide him out of the way,” the officer said. “He pushed an officer trying to get back.” Then police brought the man to the ground and arrested him, the Independent said, adding that he’s a barista at a downtown coffee shop.
Some states are even taking to legislation to protect citizens who may his a protester from legal trouble.
Drivers who hit a protester who’s blocking the road couldn’t be sued for injuries if they “exercise due care,” under a bill that recently passed the N.C. House.
House Bill 330, approved in a 67-48 vote, comes in response to protests last fall in Charlotte. Protesters upset about the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott blocked interstate highways and other roads in the city.
“These people are nuts to run in front of cars like they do … and say, ‘me and my buddy here are going to stop this two-and-a-half-ton vehicle,’” said Rep. Michael Speciale, a New Bern Republican and a supporter of the bill. “If somebody does bump somebody, why should they be held liable?”
The bill’s sponsor, Republican Rep. Justin Burr of Albemarle, said drivers wouldn’t be allowed to deliberately run over protesters.
“This bill does not allow for the driver of a vehicle to target protesters intentionally,” he said. “It does protect individuals who are rightfully trying to drive down the road.”
Several other states are considering bills that target protesters who block or disrupt traffic in the wake of these widespread demonstrations that choke off roads and even highways.
In Indiana, watching national protests grow large and affect traffic prompted Republican state Sen. Jim Tomes to propose a measure calling on police to disperse crowds that block traffic.
In recent months, protesters in cities across the nation gathered at or near airports to denounce President Trump’s travel restrictions and the detention of dozens of people who had a connection to one of seven countries deemed terrorist risks. When protesters were blocking traffic in front of the airport in Los Angeles, police in riot gear moved to confine them to another area as motorists who were stuck missed flights.
These so-called protesters are not guaranteed the right to disrupt traffic. They are not guaranteed the right to put people in danger. The freedom to protest is a foundational principle in this country. But blocking traffic is a crime, not a protest!
This poor driver was fired from his job at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale when he drove through a protest by ‘Black Lives Matter’ blocking traffic:
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