“By including rioting in racketeering laws, it actually permits police to arrest those who are planning events.”
At least eight journalists have been arrested while covering Dakota Access protests in North Dakota. Seven of the cases involve misdemeanor charges that are still pending.
BISMARCK (REPORT) — At least five journalists have been charged with engaging in a riot while covering Dakota Access Pipeline protests, an offense that would carry a stiffer penalty under a proposal before the North Dakota Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Monday, Feb. 13, on House Bill 1426,