Fearing Yellow Vests, Macron Attacks French Civil Liberties

Fearing Yellow Vests, Macron Attacks French Civil Liberties By Bill Wirtz In a desperate attempt to push back against the “yellow vest” demonstrations in France, President Emmanuel Macron and his party are restricting the right to protest. The “Anti-Troublemakers” Bill A majority in the French National Assembly approved the Loi anti-casseurs (Anti-Troublemakers Bill) on January 31. However, it wasn’t Macron’s own “La République En Marche” (“The Republic on the Move”) party that came up with the new rules on protests, but rather, the Republican right (the centrist party of former…

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