articles tagged "Wisconsin State Capitol"

Dial A Complaint: May 20th, A Shakespearian Rant At The Forbidden Dome Of Government

Monday, 20 May 2013 | buzz
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This weeks rant takes the stage at the Wisconsin State Capitol where our host, Brian Standing, recites Shakespeare in the state capitol without the required permit necessary to do so. As of now, he has not been contacted by the capitol police…. but then again, it’s only Monday. more »

Can The Police Limit Speech In The Wisconsin State Capitol?

Monday, 29 April 2013 | buzz
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  The American Civil Liberties Union is taking the state Department of Administration to task in federal court. The Capitol Police have been arresting protestors who were peacefully singing in the state capital. So is the Wisconsin Capitol truly a public forum? Can the police limit what people say? The Progressive’s Rebecca Kemble tells us more.       more »

More than They Bargained For

Monday, 15 April 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Monday April 15th, host Tim Hansel interviewed Jason Stein and Patrick Marley about their recent book, “More than They Bargained For: Scott Walker, Unions, and the Fight for Wisconsin.” more »

Recent Citations Given To Protestors Spark Controversy Over First Amendment

Monday, 14 January 2013 | buzz
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Since former Marine, David Erwin, took over as chief of the Wisconsin Capitol Police, the capital police have issued over 118 citations to protesters inside the state capital. Wisconsin Attorney General, J.B. Van Hollen (R), believes that these citations are not in violation of the first amendment. In this interview, on January 14th 2012, Donald Downs, Professor of political science, law, and journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, speaks with Brian Standing about the attorney generals stance on these cases and what the constitutional implications could be.     more »

Jason Huberty – Wisconsin State Capitol

Thursday, 13 December 2012 | buzz
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On Thursday, December 13, our host Tony Castaneda speaks with “the most arrested man in Madison,” Jason Huberty. Jason, a political activist, has maintained a steady presence at the State Capitol, receiving 19 citations, around $200 per citation, till date. Although thirteen citations have been dismissed, there are still six that remain. Since July, 112 citations have been issued in total at the Capitol.   Jason explains what the presence around the capital is like. Since March 2011, a solidarity sing-along has taken place each weekday, either within the Capitol Rotunda or outside. The Department of Administration, which sets the rules for how the Capitol is run, has issued that groups of four or more must obtain a permit to [...] more »

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