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

Volatile Compound volatilecompound at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 00:29:19 CEST 2016

Voting from the rooftops sounds like a reasonable approach at that point.

- skroo.

On 7/22/16 4:05 PM, Sparr 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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