you can still assemble
They’ve never been fully returned after the suspensions, especially in the 20th and 21st CenturiesFantasy land sh!t
rights have been suspended during crises throughout US history
it’s not a fairy tale
Both of those examples resulted in multiple constitutional amendments and one resulted in a war where half a million Americans diedRemember when the southern states claimed constitutional rights?
or the republicans during the Great Depression before FDR threatened to pack the court?
there are numerous examples less extreme than this too
yet the USA still exists
would we still exist if we couldn’t adapt to circumstances?
they should sueShocking footage showed a phalanx of at least 32 officers brandishing batons and even bean bag guns as they forced furious party-goers to disperse.toofab.com
it’s just pragmatismThey’ve never been fully returned after the suspensions, especially in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Our rights are meaningless if they can be suspended, and every time they’ve been suspended it has been wrong
I promise you there will be long term effectsit’s just pragmatism
the USA is a pragmatic culture
this belief in magical rights descended from God is absurd
when the rights lose their utility they get dialed back
sometimes temporarily, sometimes not
in this case do you really think the right to assemble will be permanently taken away?
this has happened over and over again but it’s not a big deal
why would it be any other way? We’re not a nation of philosophers
The big fear is that they're going to close down lots of things at the drop of a hat any time there's a bug, not the full lockdown, but enough to be unsavorylike what?
whats your fear beyond the short term?