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H.R.347 Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 08, 2012 Became Public Law No: 112-98.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on February 27, 2012, with a roll call of 388 ayes, 3 nays, and 42 not voting.

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  • 96% of users oppose H.R.347

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    • On February 28, 2011, by spoyzer - This bill is extremely disappointing in regard to the reality that citizens of the United States would be forbidden access to building "We the People" own. The federal government or any level of government is not separate from the citizens of the nation, it is in fact an extension of the people.

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      As noted by spoyzer, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 28, 2011, "This bill is extremely disappointing in regard to the reality that citizens of the United States would be forbidden access to building "We the People" own. The federal government or any level of government is not separate from the citizens of the nation, it is in fact an extension of the people."
    • On February 28, 2012, by kevinmcc - Might as well be called: "Repealing the 1st Amendment in Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Act of 2011"

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      As noted by kevinmcc, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 28, 2012, "Might as well be called: "Repealing the 1st Amendment in Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Act of 2011""
    • On February 29, 2012, by Chrismlynch - It's sad how much our political parties hate the Constitution.

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      As noted by Chrismlynch, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 29, 2012, "It's sad how much our political parties hate the Constitution."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • The Greatest Legislative Attack on Freedom in 150 Years - July 28, 2012 by DTV Admin - H.R. 347, Restricted Building and Grounds Act – Allows Americans to be fined any amount and imprisoned for 10 years if they are on restricted federal grounds or areas where an event is taking place. H.R. 1540, National ...

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      As noted by DTV Admin on July 28, 2012, "H.R. 347, Restricted Building and Grounds Act – Allows Americans to be fined any amount and imprisoned for 10 years if they are on restricted federal grounds or areas where an event is taking place. H.R. 1540, National ..." (/url?q=http://www.decidingthevote.com/the-greatest-legislative-attack-on-freedom-in-150-years/&sa=U&ei=9JIVUImHO42o8ASa3oBY&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNF-QGAaxIQQmk7V06Rs8VHEV2BnrQ)
    • L-R) Leon Panetta, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency - RT - July 26, 2012 by RT - Only days after clearing Congress, US President Barack Obama signed his name to H.R. 347 on Thursday, officially making it a federal offense to cause a disturbance at certain political events — essentially criminalizing ...

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      As noted by RT on July 26, 2012, "Only days after clearing Congress, US President Barack Obama signed his name to H.R. 347 on Thursday, officially making it a federal offense to cause a disturbance at certain political events — essentially criminalizing ..." (/url?q=http://rt.com/usa/news/cia-london-olympics-fbi-143/&sa=U&ei=DboSUK-8CYHk9AT9hYD4Ag&ved=0CFIQmAEwDA&usg=AFQjCNH6kxgQtymTh-rDwqS_JrubB8xUkQ)
    • Free Speech Is Now A Felony In America | BlackMettle - July 16, 2012 by BlackMettle - HR 347, “Federal Restricted Building and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011,” sounds like some sort of gardening or trash pick-up legislation, right? Another name, a little more revealing of the bill's true nature could be, “First ...

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      As noted by BlackMettle on July 16, 2012, "HR 347, “Federal Restricted Building and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011,” sounds like some sort of gardening or trash pick-up legislation, right? Another name, a little more revealing of the bill's true nature could be, “First ..." (/url?q=http://blackmettle.com/2012/07/16/free-speech-is-now-a-felony-in-america/&sa=U&ei=sN4FULfxLqno2QXC4uW1BQ&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFqYoFBzZCOq1FThXSmk9EXFzP6Uw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Not Getting Arrested at a Political Convention Just Got a Lot Tougher - August 10, 2012 by YAHOO! - H.R. 347 makes it a federal crime to disturb certain events of national or international significance—such as a political convention. Since the New York Republican convention, municipalities and even the Federal government, have been passing legislation

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      As noted by YAHOO! on August 10, 2012, "H.R. 347 makes it a federal crime to disturb certain events of national or international significance—such as a political convention. Since the New York Republican convention, municipalities and even the Federal government, have been passing legislation " (http://news.yahoo.com/not-getting-arrested-political-convention-just-got-lot-185048920.html)
    • Slouching Towards Nuremberg? - July 25, 2012 by Counter Punch - In March 2012 the president signed H.R. 347, the so-called trespass bill, into law, which allows the government to jail anyone protesting near someone with Secret Service protection for up to ten years. This makes it quite easy for the ...

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      As noted by Counter Punch on July 25, 2012, "In March 2012 the president signed H.R. 347, the so-called trespass bill, into law, which allows the government to jail anyone protesting near someone with Secret Service protection for up to ten years. This makes it quite easy for the ..." (http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/07/25/slouching-towards-nuremberg/)
    • Exposing Obama would reveal the depth of US Government corruption - July 13, 2012 by Pravda - H.R. 347, which has been signed into law by Barack Obama, will allow the government to bring charges to protesters, demonstrators and activists at political events and other outings across America. It is no longer possible to petition the Government for a

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      As noted by Pravda on July 13, 2012, "H.R. 347, which has been signed into law by Barack Obama, will allow the government to bring charges to protesters, demonstrators and activists at political events and other outings across America. It is no longer possible to petition the Government for a " (http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/13-07-2012/121651-obama_corruption-0/)
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