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Thousands march in Washington in wilting heat to protest Trumpís immigration policy
Washington Post ^ | 06/30/2018 | By Marissa J. Lang, Julie Zauzmer and Hannah Natanson

Posted on 06/30/2018 7:48:11 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

The rally began with drums and a reminder that the story of most Americans began somewhere else.

A representative of the Piscataway Indian Nation addressed a crowd of thousands assembled in Lafayette Square on Saturday in Spanish, then English. Sebastian Medina-Tayac burned tobacco, a Native American prayer tradition, said a prayer and then sang an indigenous-language song from Bolivia that means, “take courage.”

“We don’t believe in borders. We don’t believe in walls,” Medina-Tayac said.

The rally ended with a march past the White House and the Trump International Hotel and on to the Department of Justice, where protesters affixed signs to the building gates:

“We are better than this,” one said.

“Las familias merecen estar unidos,” said another, which translates to “Families deserve to be united.”

Starting around 9 a.m., thousands had made their way to Lafayette Square, with many more filling in along 16th Street and into Farragut Square, areas that had been blocked off in anticipation of 50,000 protesters’ arrival in the District.

The crowd seemed somewhat shy of that, although organizers said aerial photographs indicated it was still in the tens of thousands.

About 750 similar “Families Belong Together” rallies were planned throughout the country in every state — from big cities such as Boston, Chicago and New York to tiny ones such as Antler, N.D., which has a population of 27.

The message: End President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has split children from their parents and detained families crossing the southern U.S. border.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: agitprop; aliens; astroturf; immigration; march; protest; soros; sovereignty; trumpillegals
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1 posted on 06/30/2018 7:48:11 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Hilarious. Spanish is an “indigenous” language?

Don’t tell the Aztecs. They’re still bitter about La Malinche.


2 posted on 06/30/2018 7:50:30 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: SeekAndFind

Any heat strokes?


3 posted on 06/30/2018 7:51:00 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Any heat strokes?


4 posted on 06/30/2018 7:51:27 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Millions support enforcement.

We do not wish to be overrun by fraudulently documented foreigners.


5 posted on 06/30/2018 7:51:47 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: SeekAndFind

“We don’t believe in borders. We don’t believe in walls,” Medina-Tayac said.
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Most people who break into other countries think that.


6 posted on 06/30/2018 7:53:24 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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These “no-border” lunatics should be shown what a border is...and thrown across it.


7 posted on 06/30/2018 7:54:21 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Cmp?)
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To: SeekAndFind

I want to see a picture from the sky.


8 posted on 06/30/2018 7:55:26 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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Here's today's protest:

Here is the Tea Party Rally's:

It looks to me like the supporters of liberty outnumber the supporters of lawbreaking.

9 posted on 06/30/2018 7:55:38 PM PDT by DoodleBob
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To: SeekAndFind

And why does article title call it “Trump’s” Immigration Policy ? Its the same policy that Obummer and Clinton used.


10 posted on 06/30/2018 7:56:18 PM PDT by ghostkatz (catslivesmatter....all 9 of them)
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It was hot out there. I would’ve told them to bring some ICE, but I’m afraid the irony would’ve been too much.


11 posted on 06/30/2018 7:56:24 PM PDT by FLT-bird
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe the protesters can take an Illegal family or 2 in their homes


12 posted on 06/30/2018 7:56:32 PM PDT by butlerweave
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Any aftermath pictures, bet the sanitation dept. is still cleaning up.


13 posted on 06/30/2018 7:56:33 PM PDT by jughandle (Big words anger me, keep talking.)
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These unaccompanied 700,000 children that obozo enticed here need to be reunited with their parents in Mexico!!! Now!!


14 posted on 06/30/2018 7:58:27 PM PDT by raiderboy (Trump has assured us that he will shut down the government to get the WALL in Sept.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Did they lock the door to their home when they came to protest? Did they lock the doors on the Prius? Yeah, I thought so.


15 posted on 06/30/2018 7:58:47 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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I guess they dont live in houses with walls and doors. Or use locks of any kind.


16 posted on 06/30/2018 7:58:51 PM PDT by ghostkatz (catslivesmatter....all 9 of them)
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To: SeekAndFind

Doesn’t matter how big or small the groups of protesters were the MSM will make it hundreds of millions ,LOL


17 posted on 06/30/2018 7:59:25 PM PDT by butlerweave
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To: SeekAndFind

Was that today? Some folks I know were in DC today, and there were no signs of protests at the tourist attractions. hmm.


18 posted on 06/30/2018 8:00:13 PM PDT by petitfour (APPEAL TO HEAVEN)
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh, a side show. Did they charge for admission to gawk at the freaks?


19 posted on 06/30/2018 8:02:01 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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Oh, a side show. Did they charge for admission to gawk at the freaks?


20 posted on 06/30/2018 8:02:02 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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