As the nation mourns the death of Heather Heyer, murdered by a domestic terrorist and neo-nazi in a car, lawmakers are seeking to protect motorists from liability if and when they do the same. In six states, legislation is being considered to ultimately legalize hitting and running over protesters who block roadways, the answer to frequent calls from anti-protest Republicans.

Ring of Fire’s Sydney Robinson discusses this.

Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at