Category: Protests

200+ Violent Rioters INDICTED on FELONY Rioting Charges from Inauguration Day

Early Wednesday morning (EST) CNN reported that so far a total of 214 violent rioters have been indicted on felony rioting charges. From CNN: A total of 214 people have been indicted so far on felony rioting charges in connection with the Inauguration Day protests in downtown Washington. On the morning of January 20, protests over Donald Trump’s inauguration turned violent when black-clad “anti-fascist” protesters smashed storefronts and bus stops, hammered out the windows of a limousine and eventually launched rocks at a phalanx of police. Officers responded by launching smoke and flash-bang devices into the street to disperse the...

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‘Not My President’ Rallies Continue in America

Anti-Trump activists in California and the U.S. participated in “Not My President Day” rallies on Monday, which marked the public holiday of Presidents’ Day. In downtown Los Angeles, local ABC News affiliate KABC reported, protesters braved the rain to show their opposition to President Donald Trump: Despite the morning rain, a large crowd assembled outside L.A. City Hall on Presidents Day to send the message that they oppose President Donald Trump’s policies – including the planned construction of a border wall and recent immigration raids by federal agents. “I think it’s really important to say that we have a voice,...

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Seattle anti-Trump protests cost over $377,000 in police overtime

The Seattle police response to protests after Donald Trump’s election to the presidency have cost the city more than $377,000 in police overtime, according to records obtained by KOMO News. Figures obtained under the public records request show that Seattle police spent $200,640.91 on overtime during four anti-Trump protests between Nov. 9 and Nov. 20. The city also spent an additional $176,512.13 on police overtime for the Westlake Center tree-lighting and protests on Nov. 25, records show. The grand total for overtime in all the protests was $377,153.04. Sheila Friend-Gray of the Seattle Police Department’s public disclosure unit said...

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Massive anti-Trump protests planned for Inauguration Day

Opponents to Donald Trump’s presidency are planning large-scale demonstrations in the nation’s capital in January when the Republican president-elect is sworn in on Inauguration Day, with police apparently expecting tens-of-thousands of protesters. Trump’s surprise win Tuesday over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton has already sparked smaller protests across the county. However, demonstrations being planned for Inauguration Day weekend, which includes the Jan. 20 swearing-in on Capitol Hill, have the potential to be much larger. One protest is being organized by the group ANSWER, for Act Now to Stop War & End Racism. The group’s Facebook page announcing its “Protest at...

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Trump supporters launch #TrumpCup as a protest against Starbucks

Donald Trump supporters have started asking for their Starbucks drinks under Trump’s name as a movement against the coffee giant. After a viral video showing a Trump supporter yelling at a barista gained traction on Wednesday, other supporters have banded together to protest what they view as political and anti-white discrimination. The man in the video told the Miami Herald that he was racially discriminated against and that the barista wouldn’t serve him because she knew he was a Trump supporter. The hashtag #TrumpCup isn’t new, but blew up after a Twitter user posted instructions to followers Friday morning....

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