Free speech, yes. Trespassing, No – When the police block off streets in Quebec, it will have nothing to do with the protesters’ message

Karen Selick – National Post –
As the barricades go up in Quebec City in anticipation of the Summit of the Americas conference, many who fancy themselves champions of free speech have decried the security precautions as a denial of civil liberties. For instance, Murray Dobbin wrote recently in the Financial Post of the "criminalization of democratic dissent." Quebec lawyer Marc Tremblay has gone to court seeking an injunction against the fence.

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