Are you so arrogant to think that stripping of ones human rights, open bigotry and outright persecution can't happen in the United States of America; well for your information, the mass population in Germany didn't think it could happen there either but it morphed right under their noses.
There are far too many people in our society that have not put away childish things and, unfortunately for society, these childish adults are gaining political and social power.
Feel free to peaceably assemble and petition the Government for a redress of grievances all you want but once you prove that your common sense is dead by choosing to start intimidation and violence your message quickly becomes lost in your own unethical and immoral actions.
The argument that emotions are being criminalized is a shameless and undisguised LIE! People who actually believe that emotions are being criminalized are a very special kind of stupid.
Apathy in political activism has left a serious intellectual sucking black hole in our social fabric creating a fertile well-fed breeding ground for irrational emotionally driven behavior to flourish.