Category Archives: Protests

March For Our Lives | A Rally for Gun Control

Every elected official should be afraid of the inevitable landscape that is soon to change dramatically by the new generation of voters ahead. The 18-24 year old demographic will undoubtedly be the stakeholders in whom will assume office. Get right … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | National Walkout Day in Pictures

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Thursday Open Thread | More From National School Walkout

Demanding Gun Control Listen to this student's powerful demand for stricter gun laws: pic.twitter.com/D2TIXDaFzr — AJ+ (@ajplus) March 14, 2018

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National School Walkout

It’s been exactly one month since the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and some are choosing a somber way to pay tribute to the 17 people killed in the Parkland massacre. Thousands of students and teachers … Continue reading

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Houston Texans NFL owner on players kneeling: ‘we can’t have the inmates running the prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Tennessee man says he was fired after being spotted sitting during national anthem

Tennessee man says that he was fired from his job at a local kickboxing gym because he sat during the national anthem at a weekend event. Local news station Fox 17 reports that Tyler Chancellor, who until this week had … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Mike Pence’s NFL game walkout stunt was planned in advance

Mike Pence is is UNFIT FOR OFFICE. He pulled a walkout stunt to stir racial strife against BLACK NFL PLAYERS when he knows darn well the protests are about police brutality and racism.  But Pence is silent about white supremacists … Continue reading

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