By Martin Luther King III (Contact)
To be delivered to: The Georgia State House, The Georgia State Senate, and Governor Nathan Deal
Extreme lawmakers in the Georgia legislature are pushing a bill designed to intimidate those who would engage in protest activities, such as picketing or sit-ins.
This is an effort to silence protesters who are standing up for economic justice.
My father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., died fighting for economic justice. Before his assassination in 1968, one of the ways he supported striking sanitation workers in Memphis was joining them on the picket line.
It’s shocking to me that, 44 years after my father’s death, extreme Georgia legislators are trying to silence today’s peaceful protesters. My father would not back down from this bill and we cannot either.
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