Tag Archives: National Park Service

National Park Service Issues Permit For DC Nazi Rally

NBC News reports: On the eve of the anniversary of Charlottesville’s deadly Unite the Right Rally, the National Park Service has approved a permit for a rally from the same group this weekend in Washington, D.C. NBC29 reported Thursday that Jason Kessler’s permit was given the OK for the rally on Sunday in Lafayette Park. A second permit for a ...

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National Park Service Pulls Sponsorship Of Ceremony Dedicating Rainbow Flag At Stonewall Monument

Andy Humm reports at Gay City News: What should have been a celebration dedicating the raising of the Rainbow Flag at the Stonewall National Monument in Greenwich Village on October 11 at noon turned into another attack on LGBTQ people by the Trump administration in a week full of such attacks. The National Park Service’s Barbara Applebaum, who arranged the ...

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Washington Post: Trump Pressured Park Service Director To Back Up His Inauguration Attendance Claims

The Washington Post reports: On the morning after Donald Trump’s inauguration, acting National Park Service director Michael T. Reynolds received an extraordinary summons: The new president wanted to talk to him. In a Saturday phone call, Trump personally ordered Reynolds to produce additional photographs of the previous day’s crowds on the National Mall, according to three individuals who have knowledge ...

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Renegade Park Service Staffers Taunt Trump With Climate Change Facts From Private Twitter Account

The Daily Dot reports: As the Trump administration rapidly shuts down the lines of communication between federal agencies and the public, an anonymous Twitter account is upholding the ethos of the National Parks Service. @AltUSNatParkSer gained more than 170,000 followers overnight after the Badlands National Park Twitter account made headlines by tweeting and then deleting a series of climate change ...

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Plan To Expand LGBT Historical Site List Announced At Stonewall Press Conference

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Feds To Expand LGBT Historical Site List

Via White House press release: On Friday, May 30, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will announce a new National Park Service theme study to identify places and events associated with the civil rights struggle of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans and ensure that the agency is telling a complete story of America’s heritage and history. The Stonewall Inn ...

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