Archive | April, 2013
How many people in this photo are part of the same group and do they need a permit?  Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

Observations from Kissick v. Huebsch Et. Al.

April 18, 2013  by Leslie Amsterdam It was an interesting day in Western Federal District Court in Madison on April 17 as University of Wisconsin-Madison Assistant Professor Michael Kissick and the ACLU of Wisconsin sought a temporary injunction against the Wisconsin Department of Administration and their State Facilities Access Policy, which mandates that groups of […]

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Jason Huberty and Sue Trace provide courtroom solidarity outside the US Courthouse where Prof. Michael Kissick takes on DOA Secretary Mike Huebsch and WI Capitol Police Chief David Erwin for curtailing his ability to exercise his First Amendment rights in the public forum otherwise known as the Wisconsin Capitol.

Federal Courtroom Solidarity

April 17, 2013  by Leslie Amsterdam Read more about Michael Kissick’s ACLU lawsuit seeking to protect Free Speech at the Wisconsin Capitol here: https://www.aclu-wi.org/story/capitol-free-speech-case-qa-professor-michael-kissick

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A singer references the title of Governor Walker's new memoir as the Capitol Police deliver citations to another singer. Photo by Lisa Wells.

Crackdown on Dissent Intensifies as DoJ Usurps Authority of Capitol Police

April 6, 2013  by Jason Huberty After a two-month lull, the Walker Administration’s crackdown on dissent in the Wisconsin State Capitol has kicked back into high gear. On Thursday April 4th, six Capitol Police officers marched down the stairs of the State Street entrance to the Capitol and handed out nine long-form complaints to three […]

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Nick Vander Puy, Joe Rose, Amorin Mello and Richard Blakely

Penokee Hills Education Project Welcomed to Downtown Ashland

April 6, 2013 by Barbara With On the evening of April 5, 2013 the Penokee Hills Education Project and the Mining Impact Coalition opened the doors of their new offices and education center at 616 Main Street in downtown Ashland, Wisconsin. About 150 people attended the event, which marked the beginning of a permanent home […]

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