US army blocks efforts to build Canadian protest against Bush

The Council of Canadians has been blocked by the US army from building a public protest against a major summit to be held in Montebello, Quebec in August.
Bush and the Mexican ‘President’, Felipe Calderon, are two of the bigwigs that will be attending . This effort to seclude protest away from public view may foreshadow the types of violations of the right to protest and the right to free speech that will probably be put into effect during the Democratic and Republican Party conventions coming up next year? In the abstract we have the right to public protest which is a basic exercise of our supposed right to free speech, but in the concrete this is often violated in some form or another.

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