Tag: PROTESTERS

American Gold Medalists Placed on 12 Months’ Probation for Pan Am Games Protests: ‘I’m Honored to Make That Sacrifice’

Photo: Leonardo Fernandez (Getty Images) Two American gold medalists were put on probation for a year as punishment for their decision to demonstrate during the National Anthem at the 2019 Pan American Games. From CNN: US Olympic & Paralympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland wrote to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden, […]

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The Supreme Court’s Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters

Photo: Joshua Lott (Getty Images) It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable. On May 28, the Supreme Court made it more difficult for people who say they were arrested for […]

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Where’s Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris’ Microphone at Forum

  Photo: Miikka Skaffari/Getty Images for MoveOn A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage. Harris was in San Francisco, at the MoveOn ‘Big Ideas Forum’ discussing her plan to close the gender pay-gap when a protester […]

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Dayton, Ohio on the Hook for $650,000 Security Bill After the Little Klu Klux Klan Rally That Couldn’t

A Protester holds a sign during a counter protest against a rally held by the KKK affiliated group Honorable Sacred Knights of Indiana at Courthouse Square on May 25, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio. Photo: Matthew Hatcher (Getty Images) On Saturday, Dayton, Ohio, was inundated by a massive, belligerent mob hosting a Klu Klux Klan rally—and […]

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