Anti-Speed Camera, Gas Tax Protests Sweep France

Frustration over a new gas tax, lowered speed limits and increased use of speed cameras triggered protests throughout France over the weekend. The “yellow vest” demonstrations struck back at the government by blinding speed cameras with those vests to deprive it of revenue. An estimated three hundred thousand individuals gathered on freeways in two thousand separate protests throughout the country, blocking traffic and marching through the streets with livestreamed coverage available on the organizing group’s Facebook page…