This happened right up the road from good ol pb.
Watch the video.
In the video, the lying police thug, "claims that (the peaceful protester, Damon Atkins) “began to yell to the people” attending the pride event.
The police thug claims, “I immediately approached him and told him that, while he was free to stand on that side of the street and hold his sign,” he wrote in the affidavit, “he could not cross the street nor yell comments intended to disrupt the event.”
Sgt. McClure added that Atkins “said he understood.” But the video does not show Atkins agreeing to remain silent and Atkins told The Lancaster Patriot that he never agreed to McClure’s instructions.
The affidavit continues with McClure claiming that in less than a minute Atkins “resumed yelling derogatory comments to the people at the event.”
The video records the only words from Atkins as “God is not the” immediately prior to McClure arresting him.
...the Reading Police Department...explains that a violation of the Disorderly Conduct statute entails “the intent to cause substantial public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, he engages in fighting or threatening, or in violent or tumultuous behavior” and that Atkins “despite being warned by police just moments prior, yelled derogatory comments at an organization that was holding a permitted event.”
Sgt. McClure is lying like a rug in his affidavit. Obviously. Indisputably. It was only after the video went viral...note that one of my links is to the UK's DAILY MAIL...that the charges were dropped.
This is why po's "MAGA Republican" "Christian theocrats" ain't backing down! It's why Donna's "fascistic and disgusting" legislation is being passed in state after state.
The guarantee in the first promise of the First Amendment means less and less when it's unwoke people who are employing it.
To the SS trans people and trans-philes: Tell me that the guy in the video was committing the crime he was arrested for. Tell me the cop was justified.
Lovers of the liberties guaranteed to all citizens by the Bill of Rights are increasingly furious...by the day. Tell me that you don't understand why.