This is what democracy looks like.
I’m actually heartened by this. An intelligent, respected member of the community who knows his rights, and reacts to immaturity without aggression? Thanks for the example, Father Nathan Monk—and thank you to the Councilwoman who rises in protest. ~ ed.
Father Nathan Monk at Pensacola City Counci.
“I am an American citizen. I’m not the one that’s doing this. I have a constitutional right to be here.”
“I’m leaving. I am leaving this chamber as you are in violation of the People’s 1st Amendment right…I will be outside…”
The action starts at 2:55, but worth watching the whole thing:
Father Nathan Monk tells the City Council, “We have the right to redress our government without fear of being arrested,” and is nearly arrested. Read the article: http://www.pensacoladigest.com/2011/12/council-urges-civility-threatens-pries…
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