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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 09:25 AM

2. Bullshit!

Try telling that to the activists in North Carolina.

Most arrested in 'Moral Monday' protests from NC

Raleigh, N.C. Police records indicate that 98 percent of those arrested during the "Moral Monday" protests at the General Assembly are from North Carolina, despite claims by leading Republicans that the rallies are packed with people from out of state.

The NAACP-led protests marked their sixth week at the General Assembly Monday. Organizers have used the rallies to decry what they say are harmful policies put forward by the Republican-controlled legislature. They have raised objections to tax reform packages making their way through the legislature, as well as bills aimed at restarting the death penalty, curtailing unemployment benefits and allowing for private school vouchers.

When they fail to leave, the General Assembly Police, with help from the Raleigh police, arrest protesters who fail to clear the area.

Of the 388 people who have been arrested over those six weeks, arrest records indicate only eight or 2 percent are from out of state. While not all who come to the rallies get arrested, the records provide the best verifiable snapshot into the makeup of the protesters.

http://www.wral.com/most-moral-monday-arrestees-from-north-carolina/12540006/

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