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Graham, NC Bans Protests & Enforces 24/7 Police Protection of Confederate Monument

HeadlineJul 01, 2020

In North Carolina, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office has mobilized an around-the-clock police presence at a Confederate monument in the city of Graham, as city officials say they’ve indefinitely suspended permits for demonstrations and will order the arrest of anyone who engages in protest. The Intercept reports police have aggressively questioned people they think might be protesters, telling them they’re not allowed to carry signs; meanwhile, armed neo-Confederate supporters have repeatedly gathered near the monument.

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