The protesters who have been camping out in Manhattan’s Financial District for more than two weeks eat donated food and keep their laptops running with a portable gas-powered generator. They have a newspaper — the Occupied Wall Street Journal — and a makeshift hospital.
By Verena Dobnik, The Associated Press
, October 03, 2011
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that protesters have a free-speech right to picket funerals, state Rep. Bette Grande wants the North Dakota Legislature to require demonstrators to stand farther away from any service.
By Trevor Born, The Associated Press
, March 30, 2011
BEIJING — China's capital further tightened restrictions on reporting by foreign journalists on Sunday, the latest sign of the government's determination to prevent the formation of a Middle East-style protest movement.
By Christopher Bodeen, The Associated Press
, March 06, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount anti-gay protests outside military funerals, despite the pain they cause grieving families.
Mark Sherman, The Associated Press
, March 02, 2011
The occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol by protesters fighting efforts to strip public workers of union bargaining rights carried on Sunday after police decided not to forcibly remove demonstrators and end a nearly two-week-long sit-in.
By David A. Lieb, The Associated Press
, February 28, 2011
MADISON, Wis. — As union supporters moved inside for a sixth straight day of protests at the Wisconsin Capitol, Gov. Scott Walker reiterated Sunday that he wouldn't compromise on the issue that had mobilized them, a bill that would eliminate most of public employees’ collective bargaining rights.
By Ryan J. Foley, The Associated Press
, February 20, 2011
North Dakota high school students trying to create publicity for their school play sent messages to a Kansas-based fundamentalist church known for its anti-gay protests, hoping Westboro Baptist Church members would announce plans to picket the production.
FARGO - Tea party activists from North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota protested health care reform, government spending, immigration and other issues Saturday in a rally outside the Fargo Civic Center, site of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party convention.
To say I am appalled would be putting it mildly and unfortunately, there are many reasons for this feeling. On Aug. 29, I attended the “Get Back to Work on Health Care Reform Rally” at the Fargodome. We reserved the parking lot so that we could band together to send our congressional delegation back to Washington to get back to work on health care reform with a true public option so that every American can have affordable access to quality health care.
LEBANON, Pa. — Jeers and taunts drowned out Democrats calling for a health care overhaul at town halls Tuesday, and one lawmaker said a swastika was spray-painted at his office as debate turned to noisy confrontation over President Barack Obama’s plan. The president himself was treated more respectfully.
By Erica Werner, The Associated Press
, August 12, 2009
An anti-war march at the Republican National Convention Monday drew fewer protesters than predicted and was overshadowed by clashes between police and some demonstrators arrested for damaging property and reportedly injuring delegates.
By Scott Wente, Minn. Capitol Bureau
, September 02, 2008
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