Protesters Arrested Outside South Carolina State House

Pauline Gross
May 15, 2018

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in a news release issued after the protest, "The group of protesters ignored these commands and refused to stop obstructing traffic".

The group that will gather at the state house will include those who are poor or disenfranchised, clergy leaders and other advocates. "We want Governor Dayton to veto the bill".

Beginning in 2013, the Moral Monday movement, led by the Rev. William J. Barber II, forged the blueprint for weekly demonstrations followed by civil disobedience. A living wage. When do we want it?

Organizers of the event said the rallies Monday are just the kickoff to "40 days of nonviolent direct action and voter mobilization", although those at the Topeka rally did not say specifically what actions they are planning. IMPD Supervisors on scene attempted to speak with protesters individually asking them to move out of the street and they refused.

Mom Denies Abuse After 10 Kids Removed From California Home
Police said an investigation "revealed a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse of the children". Neighbor Larry Magnaye stated he had no thought there have been 10 youngsters dwelling in the home throughout the road.

Fuel prices reach record highs, diesel prices highest in 56 weeks
In Calcutta, petrol will cost Rs 77.50, up from Rs 77.32, a litre and diesel Rs 66.68, compared with Rs 66.63 earlier. Those in Eldoret will part with Sh109.05 per litre of super petrol, Sh100.72 for diesel and Sh80.12 for kerosene.

Fulham into Championship play-off final
Fulham attacked from the outset but Derby keeper Scott Carson frustrated them throughout the first half with a series of fine saves.

The Poor People's Campaign has promised the largest non-violent direct action movement in US history with protests and teach-ins over the next 40 days, which they hope will spark a nationwide conversation and provoke lawmakers, the Los Angeles Times reported. At Monday's D.C. rally, the reverends called for government to support "accessible" housing, healthcare and public transportation, as well as relief from "crushing student debt".

"We come not with a left agenda or a right agenda".

Monday's rally kicked off 40 days of protest and voter mobilization here in ME and across the country, leading up to a rally in Washington, D.C. next month.

Still, speakers at the rally spoke about the challenges facing those who continue to live in poverty, challenges that range from accessing health care and education to the increased risk of being incarcerated or losing their children through the child welfare system.

Other reports by GizPress

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER