Breaking the Law Earns an Award


Don Meyer, Moscow

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News 5/1/12

The April 26 and 27 letters to the editor by Jackie Voorhees and Jeanne McHale show me how really out of touch with reality they are.  They chastise Dan Carscallen for daring to voice his opposition to Mayor Nancy Chaney’s Earth Day awards to your tar sands protest group.

No one has ever said your group didn’t have a right to peacefully protest.  But on many occasions, members of your group regularly disobeyed the lawful directives given you by the police.  A sit-down in the street is not peaceful when the police told you to stay on the sidewalk. Continue reading