Hawley blasts big tech for ‘censoring’ Christian worship leader

Sen. Josh Hawley called out Instagram Wednesday night for censoring videos of a Christian activist participating in peaceful prayer gatherings at protest sites around the country. The Missouri Republican shared a post on Twitter from Sean Feucht, who claimed the tech giant was blocking his videos from being shared and viewed without giving him a specific reason. “Cancel culture meets […]

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Trump: ‘We’re Dominating the Street With Compassion’ When Using ‘Force’ Against Protesters

With peaceful protests ongoing nationwide, President Trump continued using harsh rhetoric and called for aggressive police tactics to halt constitutionally-protected demonstrations. While discussing a forthcoming executive order on police reform at a roundtable event in Dallas on Thursday, the president used terms like “force,” “real strength” and “real power” when describing how law enforcement should […]

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The Latest: 14 police hurt in London clashes after protest

TOP OF THE HOUR: — 14 police injured in London clashes after mostly peaceful protest — Portland police disperse Oregon protesters near Justice Center — Statue of Confederate Gen. Wickham toppled in Richmond, Virginia — Police use flash bangs, pepper spray to disperse Seattle protesters — Floyd protests held in London, Paris, Berlin and elsewhere […]

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More protests set in NYC amid lingering tensions over curfew

After another mostly peaceful night, more demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in New York City were planned for Saturday amid lingering tension between protesters and police over the city’s 8 p.m. curfew. On Friday night, demonstrators again remained on city streets hours after the curfew. With police generally allowing some leeway, crowds mostly […]

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Activists Outraged As Police Push 75-Year-Old Man To Ground, Injuring Him During Buffalo Protests

An elderly, peaceful protestor was the victim of police violence in Buffalo, NY, as cops were caught on camera shoving him so brutally to the ground that he bled from his head. Activists are horrified by the footage. UPDATE, 6/5/20, 4:30pm ET: A stunning 57 Buffalo police officers walked off the force today, June 5, […]

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Fortress Washington: Authority vs. Liberty

WASHINGTON — Even in peaceful times, Washington is situated on a fine line between freedom and order, flexibility and barriers. This city of grand architecture and ever-present security forces conveys an inescapable message: This might be the seat of American liberty, but it is also not a place to be messed with. The contrast fosters […]

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Despite Curfews, Peaceful Protests Continue Across Nation

new video loaded: Despite Curfews, Peaceful Protests Continue Across Nation transcript Back bars 0:00/1:07 –1:07 transcript Despite Curfews, Peaceful Protests Continue Across Nation Curfews took effect across several cities, but tens of thousands of people staged peaceful protests and impassioned marches across the U.S. Crowd: “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” Hands up! Don’t shoot! Hands up!” […]

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Nation’s streets calmest in days, protests largely peaceful

Protests were largely peaceful and the nation’s streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd set off demonstrations that at times brought violence and destruction along with pleas to stop police brutality and injustice against African Americans. There were scattered reports of looting in New York City overnight, […]

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‘We Are Powerful. We Are Strong.’ Scenes From Peaceful Protests in Brooklyn

new video loaded: ‘We Are Powerful. We Are Strong.’ Scenes From Peaceful Protests in Brooklyn transcript Back bars 0:00/0:47 –0:47 transcript ‘We Are Powerful. We Are Strong.’ Scenes From Peaceful Protests in Brooklyn Amid a night of unrest in Manhattan, peaceful demonstrations against police brutality took place across Brooklyn. “We are powerful. We are strong, […]

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Cole Sprouse Arrested For Protesting In Santa Monica, But Insists This Is ‘Not About Me’

Cole Sprouse revealed in a new Instagram post that he was arrested along with ‘peaceful protesters’ in Santa Monica on May 31, using his platform to encourage fans to do ‘the right thing’ during this fractured time. Cole Sprouse shared with his over 32 million Instagram followers that he was arrested in Santa Monica on May […]

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McConnell: George Floyd protests ‘hijacked’ by rioters committing ‘unjust violence’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that the previously peaceful protests over George Floyd’s death in police custody have been “hijacked” by rioters committing “unjust violence.” McConnell, R-Ky., from the Senate floor, said he “completely” supported and “fully defends” citizens’ rights to engage in “peaceful protest,” but condemned the riots that spread across the nation […]

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Protesters should quarantine to prevent spread of COVID-19, Lightfoot says

Hundreds of peaceful protesters gather on Daley Plaza on May 31, 2020 to protest George Floyd’s death. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times “Please, in exercising your First Amendment rights or if you are out for any other reason, you have now put yourself at risk and we need you to isolate yourself,” the mayor said Monday. Mayor […]

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NATO Calls for ‘Peaceful Solution’ After Airstrikes in Syria

new video loaded: NATO Calls for ‘Peaceful Solution’ After Airstrikes in Syria transcript Back bars 0:00/1:02 –1:02 transcript NATO Calls for ‘Peaceful Solution’ After Airstrikes in Syria Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary general, expressed solidarity with Turkey following strikes that killed 33 troops in Idlib, Syria. Today, Turkey briefed on the serious security situation in […]

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