The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), partnered to produce two guides that highlight tips for counter protesters and law enforcement in responding to hate and bias motivated protests. The guides can be downloaded below. 5 Tips for Counter Protesters: Effective Engagement with Law Enforcement Before, During, and After Actions Responding to Hate and Bias Motivated Protests.
Click to view Know Your Rights Guides on Peaceful Protest & Counter Protest. You have a First Amendment right to free speech and peaceful assembly. The First Amendment does not protect speech that threatens, intends to cause others to violate laws, or provokes a person to violence. For more information about your right to peaceful protest, including Charlottesville, VA and Boston, MA specific guides, click the link above.