Among the changes suggested are a prohibition on 80% of the public area outside the White House,
including Lafayette Park, a traditional site for protests for more than a hundred and fifty years.
The NPS also proposes charging event organizers for the costs of monitoring and interfering with
their protests, including charging enhanced fees for barricades and surveillance and changing the
permitting process to not require an answer until as little as 40 days beforehand, making it very
difficult to organize large nationwide protests.
This is a Nixon from the Watchmen type move.