Police State Chicago: Emanuel gets his clampdown by Brit Schulte and Caitlin Sheehan

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by Brit Schulte and Caitlin Sheehan
January 23, 2012


Image by G20 Protest Photos via Flickr

The City of Chicago has enacted new measures to restrict free speech and protest–but not without a fight, as Brit Schulte and Caitlin Sheehan report.

ON JANUARY 18, the Chicago City Council overwhelmingly approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s ordinances to give police new powers to crack down on protests ahead of the NATO/G8 joint summit coming to the city in May.

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