Who Are The Arrestables

An “arrestable offense” is some action that violates the law. “Arrestables” are protesters who are predetermined to be arrested. Organizers of protests often stage the arrests for television cameras; the people who are selected know in advance that they will be arrested. These individuals are either so dedicated or so suggestible, that they volunteer to give up their freedom for the cause they are protesting.

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Mostly young men and women that are eager to change the authority that they so resent. Often you will find what is called “Professional Protesters” in the crowd. All be it that by definition they are neither professional or protesters, as they travel from cause to cause, often from city to city, seeking an identity and unity with those of like mind.

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