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Proud Boys Rally on LI

Professor of Education Alan Singer was featured in a PIX11 segment about a recent rally held on Long Island by the Proud Boys, which has been accused by civil rights organizations of being a hate group. Professor Singer discussed the local history of hate groups, like the Proud Boys, Nazis and the Klu Klux Klan, and their public displays.
HEMPSTEAD, NY
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San Jose nurses rally for more workers, better patient care

Registered nurses and health care workers in San Jose are demanding a hospital owner address staffing shortages and dangerous working conditions. More than 40 members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, dressed in red shirts and armed with picket signs, took to the sidewalks Tuesday in front of the Good Samaritan Hospital. Chants of... The post San Jose nurses rally for more workers, better patient care appeared first on San José Spotlight.
SAN JOSE, CA
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Anti-abortion group gathers at FL Capitol to push for new and more robust restrictions on abortion

Quality Journalism for Critical Times Dozens of protesters gathered at the Florida Capitol complex Tuesday to urge legislators to support additional restrictions on abortion access, with signs saying, “End abortion in Florida FOREVER” and “Supreme Court: Overturn Roe.” The Florida Legislature had already approved a 15-week abortion ban during the regular 2022 regular legislative session, with Gov. Ron DeSantis signing […] The post Anti-abortion group gathers at FL Capitol to push for new and more robust restrictions on abortion appeared first on Florida Phoenix.
TALLAHASSEE, FL
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Three Nooses Found Outside Chicago Area Middle School, Parents Demand Transparent Investigation

Parents and students protested Monday at the Chicago area middle school where three nooses were found. The protest followed a series of sit-ins that took place after parents found three nooses hanging from a tree outside Haven Middle School in Evanston on May 13, WGN-TV reported. Members from Ex Cons for Community and Social Change led the protest that served as a stand against racism and hatred.
EVANSTON, IL
KIVI-TV

Idaho woman gets 2 months jail for U.S. Capitol riot actions

An Idaho woman was sentenced Tuesday to two months in jail for her participation in the Jan. 6, 2021 siege of the U.S. Capitol building. Pam Hemphill of Boise will also be on probation for three years and must pay a $500 fine for the misdemeanor charge of parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol Building.
BOISE, ID
Houston Chronicle

An ex-priest, a flier and the arrest that legalized protests at Maryland homes

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Four decades ago, Phillip Schuller stumbled into history, joining a demonstration that involved an ex-priest, 10 pints of blood and Donald Rumsfeld's front lawn. Schuller's 1976 arrest ultimately upended Maryland's law banning protests outside private residences. And it's a...
MARYLAND STATE
WLWT 5

Ohio abortion activists react to first anniversary of Lebanon's abortion ban

LEBANON, Ohio — Abortion activists on both sides of the debate are reacting to the anniversary of Ohio's first "sanctuary city for the unborn." "We had this idea come up. And we thought it was the right thing to do," Adam Mathews said, recalling conversations that spurred Lebanon council members to pass an ordinance one year ago, making abortion illegal in the city.
LEBANON, OH

A fiery tale by Margaret Atwood as she devises flame-proof version of The Handmaid's Tale in protest against cancel culture and book bans

Author Margaret Atwood has taken a flamethrower to her most famous creation — and nothing could give her greater satisfaction. The Handmaid’s Tale writer, 82, has responded to rising cancel culture and book bans by devising a version of the novel that cannot be destroyed. The fireproof one-of-a-kind...
BOOKS & LITERATURE
fernandinaobserver.com

Citizens fill Nassau County Board of Commission Chambers to protest 50 Acre Development . . . and the people won

On May 24, 2022, the James S. Page government building was filled to capacity – not just the Commission chambers but the entire building. The issue that was top of mind was a proposed settlement with Riverstone Properties regarding its plans for a 50-acre parcel on the south end of the island. A very controversial issue, it pitted developers against those who want to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Amelia Island.
NASSAU COUNTY, FL
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