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Indiana: Outrage as Republicans Push Law Dubbed “Block Traffic and You Die” Bill

HeadlineJan 19, 2017

In Indiana, Republican legislators have sparked outrage after introducing a bill that would empower police to remove protesters blocking traffic using “any means necessary.” Organizers and activists opposed to the legislation have dubbed it the “block traffic and you die” bill. The bill is being pushed by Indiana Republican state Senator Jim Tomes, who has previously pushed other controversial proposals, including one to jail transgender people for using public bathrooms that match their gender identity.

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