Oklahoma grants immunity to drivers who injure protesters on public roads.

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A new law in Oklahoma will make protesters think twice before demonstrating in active or busy roadways.

A bill was signed this week by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, which granted immunity to drivers who unintentionally injure or kill protesters. The bill was written in light of  drivers attempting to flee from roadways swamped with protesters.  The bill, which would increase penalties for demonstrators who block public roadways, passed in the state Senate 38-10 last week. The legislation would make the obstruction of a public street during a protest a misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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