She said a blond woman sitting on a bench applauded her for standing up for free speech. Nearby, a man appeared to be filming her exchange with the inspector, prompting Boltjes to tell him he couldn't do that, Bricker testified.
TriMet code does not prohibit riders from filming or taking photos at
stations or on vehicles.
Visibly enraged, Bricker said the inspector prevented her
from getting on the next two trains before kicking her off the transit system
for a month. She had no prior record of problems on TriMet.
"It was the content of my speech that was objectionable,"
Bricker testified, "not the volume."
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