Police: How to Handle Demonstrations

From Harlem to Harvard to Sunset Strip, the U.S. is on a demonstration kick. While collegians march against monogamy or multiversities, their once sedate mothers are mounting the barricades to battle school bussing or stop encroaching highway bulldozers. In one month, Philadelphia alone produced 15 demonstrations against such diverse targets as hard divorce laws, soft rape laws, slum landlords, black power, white power, and the Viet Nam war. Even the Janus Society hit the bricks, indignant because the Navy excludes homosexuals.

In drawing a line between lawful and unlawful demonstrations, U.S....

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