Legislation takes aim at protesters

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 01, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: April 01, 2021 4:00 AM CT

A bill in the Tennessee General Assembly would create harsher penalties for paid protesters and outside agitators, but opponents say the issues addressed by the legislation aren’t legitimate concerns.


Tennessee General Assembly Raumesh Abkari Rep. G.A. Hardaway

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.