TULSA, OK/ 31-Jul —04 Aug 20/ Painted BLM Message prompts push for “Back the Blue” art from Tulsa Republicans.
SIGACT: Tulsa, OK recently painted “Black Lives Matter” along Greenwood Ave. Republicans in the area are now pushing for a competing public art display. Other competing groups are requesting various “lives matter” artwork as well.
RECOMMENDATION: Be advised any “lives matter” mural, art or demonstrations are potential targets of violent protest and opportunistic crime.
Notes: Constitutionally, the city has to provide equal space along a city street for the competing “lives matter” messages otherwise they will be subjected to 1st amendment lawsuits.