Opponents to the Port of Olympia’s acceptance of “fracking sand” shipments listen to speakers during a protest against the hydraulic fracturing oil industry at the Port Plaza on the Olympia waterfront on Oct. 22, 2016.
Opponents to the Port of Olympia’s acceptance of “fracking sand” shipments listen to speakers during a protest against the hydraulic fracturing oil industry at the Port Plaza on the Olympia waterfront on Oct. 22, 2016. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Opponents to the Port of Olympia’s acceptance of “fracking sand” shipments listen to speakers during a protest against the hydraulic fracturing oil industry at the Port Plaza on the Olympia waterfront on Oct. 22, 2016. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com

It is short-sighted to criminalize protest

July 20, 2017 8:37 PM