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Washington State Republican Senator to Introduce New Crime Bill Targeting Protestors as "Economic Terrorist"


Olympia, WA- On Wednesday November 16th, Washington State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, stated that he is crafting a bill that would create a new crime of “economic terrorism” targeting protestors.

If passed, the new bill would allow for felony prosecution of protestors who, “block streets, cause property damage, threaten jobs and put public safety at risk.”

Further it would allow for felony prosecution of, “those who intentionally break the law in an attempt to intimidate or coerce private citizens or the government by obstructing economic activity.”


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