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Police Put Fence Around Capitol Ahead of Pro-Insurrection Rally

HeadlineSep 17, 2021

In Washington, D.C., police have erected a high metal fence blocking off the Capitol building and grounds ahead of the so-called Justice for J6 rally planned for Saturday. Protest organizers are demanding charges be dropped for violent Trump supporters who attacked Congress on January 6. CNN reports a Department of Homeland Security memo is warning of potential violence around Saturday’s rally.

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