1 a: disposed to peace : not contentious or quarrelsome b: quietly behaved
2: free from strife or disorder
A 78 year old woman was pushed down the stairs. A young female reporter was harassed and threatened. Protesters tried to force their way into a dinner hosted by a conservative group. They blockaded doors and blocked streets to prevent people from leaving.
Is an assembly “peaceable” when its intent is to interfere with other people’s right to assemble and associate? Does my right to freedom of speech include preventing you from exercising yours?