[hackerspaces] Your mission statement vs the law, re bigotry and "terrorism".

Christopher Agocs chris at agocs.org
Fri Jul 22 23:11:42 CEST 2016

Sparr, I think you know me well enough to know that I will be the first to
provide my space's members with jackboots.

On Jul 22, 2016 4:06 PM, "Sparr" <sparr0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been on the losing side of lighter versions of this argument a few
> times over the past ten years, at various hackerspaces. A lot of people
> claim that they think that the law trumps a space's charter or mission
> statement.
> Here in the USA, we're looking at a future where it is scarily plausible
> that some segment of the population will be banned from a lot of
> activities, which might include things such as "taking machine shop
> classes" or "working with explosive gases".
> When your state or federal legislature passes a law, or your president
> issues an executive order, that says Muslims (or some ethnic minority)
> can't do those things, where will you stand on whether your space follows
> that law or not?
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