Posts Tagged “protests”

When will people in Chicago get serious about violence?

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When will people in Chicago get serious about violence?

When will people in Chicago get serious about violence? Organized protests may bring attention to the problem of neighborhood violence. But if community homeowners and families don’t stand up to the violence in their own community, they can’t make a difference and violence will continue. The past weekend when Chicago saw 74 brutal shootings and…

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Pfleger publicity stunts do nothing to stop violence

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Pfleger publicity stunts do nothing to stop violence

Pfleger publicity stunts do nothing to stop violence Father Plfeger organized a protest of community residents and activists to block traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway recently to protest increasing gang violence. But are the protests good for the community or his own personal interests. What he should be doing is helping residents to stand…

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Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem

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Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem

Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem AMVETS follows up rejected #PleaseStand ad with PSA the NFL doesn’t want you to see. AMVETS (American Veterans) is a non-partisan, volunteer-led organization formed by World War II veterans of the United States military. It advocates for its members as well as for causes…

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The disgraceful conduct of American athletes

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The disgraceful conduct of American athletes

The disgraceful conduct of American athletes I don’t believe athletes who refuse to stand during the National Anthem are refusing on moral grounds. They’re selfish, unpatriotic. #NFLSOB Everyone should stand during the Pledge of Allegiance and for the National Anthem. And if they want to protest, do it someplace else. But most American athletes are…

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Charlottesville group “Unite the Right” blame government for violence

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Charlottesville group “Unite the Right” blame government for violence Charlottesville, Virginia – Jason Kessler, the organizer of the “Unite the Right” rally, has disavowed the political violence that resulted in the death of at least one person and the injuries of many others. “The blame for today’s violence lies primarily with Charlottesville government officials and…

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