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Atherton resident targeted by protesters asks for more restrictions on picketing

Original post made on Jan 24, 2023

An Atherton resident who said he was targeted by paid protesters last year is asking the City Council to do more than limit picketing, arguing for misdemeanor criminal charges for violators.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 23, 2023, 1:31 PM

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Posted by Fight for Democracy
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jan 24, 2023 at 12:36 pm

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This isn't super useful without telling the story of what they were protesting.


Posted by Banes
a resident of Atherton: West of Alameda
on Jan 24, 2023 at 1:24 pm

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Vigilante organizers is an organized attack. If I were the neighbors I would be up in arms, (and literally armed!) because it’s not just the targeted person it’s the entire neighborhood that gets trespassers and riffraff people who are willing to take $200 to harass another person and obviously have nothing better to do… What kind of people are those? If they’re willing to take $200 to harass somebody they don’t know they’re probably willing to steal their baby too. This is little more than civilized lynching.
If the person did something wrong there is recourse is for that - go to the courthouse and file a lawsuit.
Encouraging uncivilized thug behavior should make the national news for Atherton and the Palo Alto area.
Its. What happens when too much $$$ can buy such services for hire, whats next? Gun slinging duo’s at 12 paces?
Seriously, free speech is one thing, Organized vigilante lynching is another!


Posted by Menlo Voter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jan 24, 2023 at 1:58 pm

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Banes:

hyperbolic much?


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