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CALIFORNIA: Protesters Bloody Trump Backers [VIDEO]

The Washington Post calls it an “ugly, bloody scene.” Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in downtown San Jose spun out of control Thursday night when some demonstrators attacked the candidate’s supporters. Protesters jumped on cars, pelted Trump supporters with eggs and water balloons, snatched signs and stole “Make America Great” hats off supporters’ heads before burning the hats and …

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Moral Monday: Arrests At North Carolina Statehouse

From Raleigh’s CBS affiliate: Law enforcement started making arrests Monday evening after hundreds of HB2 protesters moved inside the Legislative building. A crowd of around 350 gathered between the Legislative Building and the Capitol building before moving inside the Legislature just before 5 p.m. The Raleigh Police were seen arresting demonstrators around 5:20 p.m. As of 5:40 p.m., 11 people …

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May Day Rallies Feature Anti-Trump Theme [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Hundreds of people marched through Los Angeles on Sunday in a May Day rally that took aim at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his anti-illegal immigration platform that includes building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The demonstration in America’s second most populous city, which has a large immigrant population, came just days after protesters …

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LIVE VIDEO: Activists March On Mississippi Governor’s Mansion In Protest Of Anti-LGBT Law

Activists are marching on the mansion of Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant today in protest of the recently-passed anti-LGBT law. Watch live at this link.

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Todd Starnes: Anti-Trump Protesters Should Be Shot

Last month Fox News radio host Todd Starnes declared that anti-Trump protesters should be run over if they block the road. This afternoon the avowed Christian tweeted that the “Second Amendment” should be used against protesters. His implication is clear.

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LIVE VIDEO: Protests Outside Trump Speech

Donald Trump and his bodyguards just literally clambered through a ditch to evade the hundreds of protesters outside the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, California, where Trump is about to speak to the state GOP convention. Watch below.

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CALIFORNIA: Chaos At Trump Rally [VIDEO]

From the Los Angeles Times: Hundreds of demonstrators filled the street outside the Orange County amphitheater where Donald Trump held a rally Thursday night, stomping on cars, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition to the Republican presidential candidate. Traffic came to a halt as a boisterous crowd walked in the roadway, some waving American and Mexican flags. …

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MISSISSIPPI: Activists To March On Governor’s Mansion In May Day Rally To Repeal Hate Law [VIDEO]

From the Human Rights Campaign: On April 5, 2016, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed into law H.B. 1523, “The Religious Liberty Accommodations Act,” which would allow individuals, religious organizations and private associations to use religion to discriminate against LGBT Mississippians in some of the most important aspects of their lives, including at work, at schools, and in their communities. Take …

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Manhattan Braces For Huge Anti-Trump Protests

All five presidential candidates are in New York City today. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will square off tonight at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in their first debate since early last month. But the real action may come late this afternoon in Manhattan, when we might see the largest anti-Trump protest since Hair Furor launched his campaign. Via Gothamist: All …

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NEW YORK CITY: Thousands Of Anti-Trump Activists Plan To Disrupt State Republican Gala

Via Breitbart: Organizers planning an anti-Donald Trump protest in New York City next week expect thousands of people to show up when the GOP presidential frontrunner speaks at the New York State GOP Gala on Trump’s home turf of Manhattan, Breitbart News has learned. The protesters have set up a Facebook Event page “Protest Donald Trump at the NY State …

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MISSISSIPPI: Billboard Mocks Anti-LGBT Hate Law

The group that created the rainbow flag house across from Westboro Baptist Church has struck again. The Daily Mail reports: A humanitarian nonprofit has mocked Mississippi’s latest anti-LGBT legislation with a hilarious billboard. The sign, installed in Jackson, depicts an appalled Jesus saying: ‘Guys, I said I hate figs and to love thy neighbor’. Planting Peace, which advocates for LGBT …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Pro-Trans Activists Sing “Let Us Pee” Outside Mansion Of Gov. Pat McCrory [VIDEO]

From the Raleigh News & Observer: With signs that read “Y’all means all” and “Bigotry is a bad business model,” more than 200 people marched down Jones Street in Raleigh, N.C., and protested House Bill 2 across from the Executive Mansion on Saturday afternoon. “Triangle Families against HB2” was a peaceful event that lasted about two hours. HB2 overturned an …

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Animal Rights Activists Disrupt Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Because Ham Is Eaten On Easter [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: A teacher from North Carolina was arrested after he and a handful of animal rights activists disrupted the noon Easter Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Security guards wasted no time sprinting toward Jacob Martin during the packed Midtown service, ushering the 23-year-old down the empty aisle as he yelled into a bullhorn, according to …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Hundreds Protest Anti-LGBT Law Outside Governor’s Mansion In Raleigh [VIDEO]

Raleigh’s NBC affiliate reports: Five people were arrested after protesters blocked North Blount Street in front of the governor’s mansion in downtown Raleigh Thursday evening in response to Gov. Pat McCrory signing the state discrimination bill into law Wednesday night. Jade Brooks, 30, of Durham, Salma Mirza, 28, of Durham, Ngoc Tran, 20, of Durham, Jessica Jude, 27, of Durham, …

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Protesters March On NYC’s Trump Tower [VIDEO]

CBS New York reports: Thousands of protesters gathered in front of one of Donald Trump’s signature Manhattan buildings Saturday to protest the GOP front-runner. The protesters waved signs and played drums. They planned on marching toward Trump Tower, the Fifth Avenue skyscraper near Columbus Circle where Trump lives. Some protesters at the event told 1010 WINS’ Samantha Liebman that they …

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ITALY: Thousands Of LGBT Activists Protest In Rome Against Watered Down Civil Unions Bill [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Thousands of gay rights activists and LGBT families rallied in Rome to protest against the watering down of Italy’s civil unions bill, which no longer envisages adoption rights for homosexual couples. Protesters carried banners that read “We want equality” and sported the gay pride rainbow on their faces, with one man naked apart from a cardboard fig …

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Sailor Moon Crashes Trump Rally [VIDEO]

From Freakout Nation: The Donald Trump rally in Atlanta today was weird, well because it was a Donald Trump rally and all of the rules are just tossed out the window all willy nilly. First, Katy Tur of NBC reported on Twitter that, “Trump trashes press. Crowd jeers. Guy by press ‘pen’ looks at us & screams “you’re a bitch!” …

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Wingnuts To Protest “Racist” Beyonce At NFL Offices Over Her Super Bowl Tribute To Black Lives Matter

Teabagistan is been up in arms all week about Beyonce’s tribute to the Black Lives Matter during the Super Bowl halftime show. Next week there will be a protest outside NFL headquarters in Manhattan. From the New York Daily News: Beyoncé haters are ready to get in formation. The anti-Beyhive is planning to protest the “Drunk in Love” singer outside of …

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Protesters Attempt “Exorcism” On Ted Cruz [VIDEO]

The Daily Dot reports: Nobody ever said campaigning for the presidency would be boring. Two men entered a Ted Cruz town hall equipped with mirrors and a wooden cross to, uh, perform an exorcism on the Texas senator on Monday. Seriously. “Ted Cruz look in the mirror and let the evil spirit leave!” one man shouted at the event in …

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Heckler Pretends To Hurl At Sight Of Ted Cruz [VIDEO]

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Ted Cruz didn’t get far into his speech at his Iowa caucus eve rally before he got an unwelcome interruption. “God bless Iowa,” Cruz began. “God bless you!” someone in the audience shouted back. “Ted Cruz looks so weird,” a man then began yelling toward the back of the venue. “Ted Cruz looks weird!” …

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