Overview: Critical Infrastructure Bills in the US

Corporate-backed Bills Threaten Rights of Peaceful Protesters

Published: March, 2020

Across the country, communities are gathering at rallies and marches to express concerns about pipelines’ impact on the environment, landowner rights, and indigenous land. “Critical infrastructure” laws target these kinds of gatherings. This one-page overview explains what these laws do and how they can be used to limit freedom of assembly in the US.