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Right to Protest Act of 2020




To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide that certain uses of riot control agents constitute civil rights violations, and for other purposes.

Amend Section 242 of title 18, United States Code by adding “For the purposes of this section, the use of a riot control agent without a prior clear and audible warning is a punishment, pain, or penalty…” Essentially, the use of riot control measures without warning is a punishment, which violates an individual’s right to protest.