Opinion: Anti-protest law misguided, enacted by governor who follows and doesn’t lead

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 27, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: August 27, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

The Republican-controlled state House and Senate – with Gov. Bill Lee as an accomplice – decided to make protesting on state property a felony, punishable by up to six years in prison.


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