“Federal Prosecutors Want Broad Authority To Go After Supreme Court Protesters”

Zoe Tillman for BuzzFeed News:

On April 1, 2015, five men and women were arrested for demonstrating inside the US Supreme Court. One by one, they stood up at the start of arguments before the justices and spoke or sang in protest of the court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.

Federal prosecutors fought in federal appeals court on Monday to keep in place every avenue of authority to bring charges against such protesters.


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