Check out our Know Your Rights guide that’s specific to demonstrating in D.C
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects “the freedom of speech” as well as “the right of the people peaceably to assemble.” So you have a constitutional right to demonstrate. Here’s some advice on how to exercise that right.
Download this version to print at home as a double-sided pamphlet.
Here’s some additional practical information you might need:
And here’s some more general Know Your Rights information:
File a claim with ACLU-DC
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