Capitol police have protester watch list

Members of the Solidarity Sing Along, a WNPJ member group, and other protesters at the Capitol noticed that the Capitol Police were taking notes as they observed the noontime protests. The Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative filed an open records request and obtained a list of Sing Along participants maintained by the police.

"This looks llike a blacklist to me of people who are exercising their constitutional rights," says state Rep. Chris Taylor, who participates in the Sing Along and is included on the list. "The fact that they’re spending time tracking with this level of detail, monitoring people who are just showing up at the Capitol with sign or to sing a song, it absolutely ridiculous." Read the article here.