Port of Tacoma protests http://www.kplu.org en Do free speech rights include the right to carry a backpack? http://www.kplu.org/post/do-free-speech-rights-include-right-carry-backpack <p></p><p>A case involving protesters, U.S. Army Stryker vehicles and backpacks, that’s right backpacks, is being heard in a federal courtroom in Tacoma.&nbsp; The civil rights trial comes nearly six years after the actual protests took place at the Port of Tacoma.</p><p>(Click on the listen button to hear the complete story.)</p><p>The "no backpack" directive can be heard on this video from the March 2007 protests at the Port of Tacoma.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7w9HrDJEN58</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 02:04:20 +0000 Paula Wissel 7509 at http://www.kplu.org