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Igniting the Vocal Majority: A Rally for Action to Reduce Gun Violence was held in Philadelphia on July 26. The rally was organized by Americans for Responsible Solutions to call on leaders in Washington to act to keep guns out of the wrong hands.
Sanders supporters hold a demonstration in the DNC Media Pavillion. Approximately 100 protesters made it inside before police barricaded the doors. No one is being allowed in or out.
Richard May of Bellingham was one of about 100 delegates to the Democratic National Convention pledged to Sen. Bernie Sanders who walked out of the hall July 26, 2016, in protest of Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president. Other Whatcom County delegates did not participate in the walkout.
Many causes joined forces to make up the March for Our lives, which began at Philadelphia’s City Hall and proceeded down Broad Street on Monday, July 25, 2016 toward the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center.
by Liora Engel-Smith PHILADELPHIA – Hundreds of Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein supporters marched two miles from City Hall to the Wells Fargo Center on Monday evening under the watchful gaze of dozens of police officers. The march was organized by the Poor People’s Economic and Human Rights Campaign, a Philadelphia-based organization that fights for social justice.
Mississippi delegates to the Democratic National Convention were having breakfast Monday about the same time embattled former party leader Debbie Wasserman Schultz was taking heat from her own Florida delegation. Wasserman Schultz’s role in the convention was in trouble from the time emails hacked from the DNC’s servers surfaced Friday.
PHILADELPHIA – Dozens of activists plan to monitor police activities during Democratic National Convention rallies next week. Recent fatal police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and St. Paul, Minnesota, and the killings of five police officers at a rally in Dallas and then three officers in Baton Rouge, have added tension to a gathering already marked by conflict.
Bernie Sanders may have endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, but some of his followers refuse to back her. They say they will march in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention to promote his progressive platform and protest the party’s superdelegate system. City officials estimate the four-day convention, which starts Monday, will attract 35,000 to 50,000 demonstrators a day.
Hillary Clinton has had heated exchanges with Black Lives Matters activists in the past year. Now she’s tweeting their name Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton faces criticism from one of her strongest opponents, and this time, it is not Donald Trump.
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