This is devastating and concerning to read. Over 200 people who protested Trump’s swearing in are facing felony charges that could land them in prison for up to 80 years.
“The MPD closed off an entire city block and arrested everyone within that block. There was no order to disperse and no warning,” said one. “It is no coincidence that this repression coincides with the first visible manifestation of resistance to Trump’s regime.”
This is especially important, as at least 18 states are now considering 30-plus bills designed to curb protests by introducing increasingly severe penalties for demonstrators.
More than 200 anti-Trump protesters are facing felony charges that could land some in prison for 70 to 80 years.