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29 February 2012

Bill to Keep #OccupyAtlanta and Teamster Thugs Off Your Front Lawn Clears Committee

The Senate Insurance and Labor Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would keep union thugs and OccupyAtlanta off your front lawn.

Senate Bill 469, sponsored by Senator Don Balfour (R - Snellville), would make it unlawful for "any person to engage in mass picketing at or near any place, including private residences, where a labor dispute exists in such number or manner as to obstruct or interfere with or constitute a threat to obstruct or interfere with the entrance to or egress from any place of employment or the free and uninterrupted use of public roads, streets, highways, railroads, airports, or other ways of travel, transportation, or conveyance."

What S.B.469 does is keep protestors from protesting on private property, which would include a person's home.

Last week, a New Jersey teacher's union demonstrated why S.B.469 is needed in Georgia. The teacher's union protested in front of a local school board president’s home, completely disrespecting the school board president's private property.

OccupyAtlanta and the labor unions want to bring that New Jersey brand of intimidation and coercion to Georgia. Senate Bill 469 puts a stop to that before it starts.