by Paul Jay
Reality Asserts Itself
July 5, 2010
The Ontario Cabinet can impose something close to martial law without you even knowing
Everybody in Ontario should understand the Public Works Protection Act. It sounds like some obscure piece of legislation that couldn’t matter very much to most people. But look again. With a snap of the Ontario Cabinet’s fingers, they can essentially eliminate your right to assemble and eliminate probable cause before your person or your car could be searched.
The piece of legislation that was used to guard the G-20 is something that many civil rights lawyers just found out about and certainly the public found out about for the first time. Some people are calling it a form of martial law. The following is my interview with lawyer Paul Cavalluzzo a constitutional lawyer, who takes us through the Act. Pay attention, it could be you or your children’s rights that are at stake.
JAY: You got involved in the case because you were involved with some lawyers who got an injunction on using a piece of sound equipment that was going to be used like a weapon.
JAY: Give us a quick update on that, and then we’ll talk about the legislation.
via Your Rights Can Disappear In A Snap – Reality Asserts Itself
Howard Morton: There is evidence the police infiltrated “Black Bloc” + Steve Paikin on police attack against peaceful protest [last video on this post has the interview with Paul Cavalluzzo]
In the Aftermath of the G20: Reflections on Strategy, Tactics and Militancy by Ritch Whyman
Naomi Klein: There has been a very powerful attack on freedom of expression in this country
Torontonians gather at police HQ to condemn abuses + Police State Canada Testimonies
the Stimulator: The Revolution is NOW! + We started the riot
I HAVE NO TRUST IN POLICE OR THE SYSTEM AFTER THIS
I WAS NOWHERE NEAR THE “RED ZONE”
THEY HAD US CORNERED, THERE WAS NOWHERE WE COULD GO
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actually , martial law is very subtle in the west. it is not tanks in the streets . it is a chipping away of the bill of rights very slowly like the passing of the patriot act , Fisa , ETC.