Then again, couldn't this law be used to arrest members of the Indiana legislature when they "assemble" with lobbyists to discuss how to circumvent the law to get things done? What does "unlawful" mean to you?
This is the kind of government we don't want.
Rioting isn't OK, creating this kind of government power in response is worse.
It’s aimed at people who happen to be near a disturbance.
Just keep in mind, with civil asset forfeiture, they don’t have to prove you did something before they take your stuff. Due process comes after they’ve taken your property, and since it’s a civil proceeding, you get to pay for a lawyer if you want your stuff back. Police know that a lot of people won’t have that option, or will find that it’s not worth the expense.