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Virginia police retract ‘false’ 2020 tweet about teargassing protesters near Confederate statue

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In a series of tweets, the Richmond Police Department acknowledged the initial June 1, 2020 tweet was "false" and had to be retracted.  "There were no RPD officers cut off by violent protesters at the Lee Monument," ...

Eight killed in Sudan as protesters rally on uprising anniversary

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Khartoum, Sudan At least eight protesters were shot dead in Sudan on Thursday, medics said, as large crowds took to the streets despite heavy security and a communications blackout to rally against the military leade...

Abortion ruling: Pro-choice protesters list ways to counter Supreme Court ruling

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"Burn it down and start fresh," one protester told Fox News. The protesters listed a range of measures, such as protesting, pressuring politicians, voting, impeaching justices and urging companies to donate to aborti...

Cori Bush speaks at pro-choice rally where protesters call abortion ‘act of love,’ demand no restrictions

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Bush, who was elected as a Missouri congresswoman in 2020 and is considered a member of the "Squad," repeatedly called U.S. Supreme Court justices "unelected" as the crowd booed. They were "able to make a decision to...

Pro-choice protesters burn American flag in streets of Washington DC after Roe v. Wade reversal

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Protesters burned the American flag near the intersection of D St. NW and 7th St SW in Washington, D.C. on Friday night. One sign that was next to the burning flag read "F--k MPD" and another reads "F--k you Thomas, ...

Rubio responds to protesters claims abortion is now illegal nationwide: ‘Nothing has been banned’

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In response, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., explained to Fox News that in reality "nothing has been banned" – as the ruling simply reserved the regulatory power over abortion laws to the state legislatures, as prescribed ...

Biden DOJ ‘legitimizing’ attacks on pro-life centers by not prosecuting Kavanaugh home protesters: Sen. Lee

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"What we’ve seen is a deliberate attempt to isolate, demonize, and intimidate those justices signing Justice Alito’s opinion, which everyone should read by the way – it is fantastic," Lee said in an appearance on "Fo...

Pro-choice protesters descend on Coney Barrett’s home with blood and doll props

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"Abortion on demand and without apology," signs held by members of the group Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights read on Saturday as they stood outside Barrett’s home in Falls Church. The protesters were armed with baby doll p...

Intersections near Supreme Court blocked by pro-choice protesters as Roe decision closes in

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Politico published a leaked draft opinion in May indicating that the Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that established a federal right to an abortion. Protesters gathered at a park around 7...

Virginia governor to DOJ: Prosecute SCOTUS home protesters, the statute is ‘clear’

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Youngkin told "Jesse Watters Primetime" Wednesday he and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a fellow Republican, wrote a joint letter to Garland earlier in May to no avail. Demonstrators have largely focused on residences of...

Gowdy tells protesters: You’re free to peacefully protest the law, but you’re not free to disregard it

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TREY GOWDY: It's right there in the First Amendment…you are welcome to protest, and you don’t have to be polite or fair, or even accurate. But you do have to be peaceful. Now, there are people showing up at the home...

Small groups of protesters show up at Supreme Court justices’ homes to push for Roe v. Wade

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Since a leak of a draft opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Womens Health, some pro-choice activist groups have encouraged crowds to protest in front of the homes of justices and a few answered the call Saturday evening. SEN...

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ protesters outside Barrett’s house reveal what they would tell her: ‘Don’t want to be rude’

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When pressed to answer what they would say to the justice if she came outside during their protest, the apparent leader of the protest said, "Not too much, I don't want to be rude." The protester was one of seven who...

Progressive lawmakers rally behind protesters at justices’ homes, churches: ‘I welcome it’

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Progressive "Squad" member Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she welcomes the protests outside the homes of justices and Catholic churches "in many ways," chalking it up to life in "public service." "I get interrupte...

Sri Lanka protesters burn politicians’ homes as country plunges further into chaos

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Colombo, Sri Lanka Protesters in Sri Lanka have burned down homes belonging to 38 politicians as the crisis-hit country plunged further into chaos, with the government ordering troops to "shoot on sight". Police in ...

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ protesters barge into Los Angeles cathedral during Mass

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Yannina Diaz, a spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, confirmed that the group entered the cathedral during the 10 a.m. Mass, according to the Los Angeles Times. "Demonstrations had been anticipated across...

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