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Prosecutors file additional charges against inauguration protesters

A limousine burns on a D.C. street during protests of President Trump's inauguration. CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.

WASHINGTON – Prosecutors on Thursday filed additional charges against more than 200 protesters who were arrested during President Trump’s inauguration in January. While the majority of the protesters were initially charged with one count of felony rioting, a grand jury ...

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Fast-food workers stage largest protests yet

NEW YORK — Fast-food workers in dozens of U.S. cities walked off the job Thursday in their largest round of protests yet, saying they cannot get by on what they earn and must have higher wages. Similar protests organized by ...

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U.S. Supreme Court protest

Demonstrators hold a banner on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday during a protest against the death penalty. Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the protests, and will likely be charged with illegally ...

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SCOTUS asked to OK protests at SCOTUS

The issue of whether the First Amendment allows protests on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon land before the justices. Members of a group arrested in 2008 after protesting the Guantanamo Bay detention camp on the steps of the Supreme Court will ask that very court to rule that the arrests violated their free speech rights.

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High court rules for military funeral protesters

WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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.

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