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What to Do If You Get Tear Gassed

What to Do If You Get Tear Gassed

If you’ve spent any amount of time on YouTube lately, you’re probably aware of how many riotous conflicts there have been of late that ultimately end in brawls and tear gas. A group known as Antifa has been showing up at conservative rallies and events, deliberately causing chaos and conflict. These brawls in the streets are far from the first incidents of civil unrest as of late. For the last few years, we’ve seen growing numbers of violent protests and full-out riots, in which policemen often resort to the notorious, yet effective, method of crowd control they’ve been using since union riots […]

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What Happens When You Block Traffic (Video)

What Happens When You Block Traffic (Video)

While it’s always great to see anyone on the political spectrum taking advantage of their first amendment rights, an unfortunate tactic of many protestors over the last year or so has been to block traffic. This video of Portland protestors being swarmed by riot police is an important reminder of what can happen if an impassioned demonstration turns into blocked traffic. I think people are often just fueled by everyone’s enthusiasm and mob mentality kicks in, but it’s a dangerous reality of protesting that peaceful demonstrations can quickly turn into something that will land you with your face in the pavement […]

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