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Kurdish Americans Protest In Downtown Fargo

"we are a very persistent people we don't give up."

FARGO, N.D. — People armed with signs, flags and their voices,packed the streets in Downtown Fargo. “Were out here protesting the fact that our people are still being slaughtered, our kids are being massacred, and nothing has changed,” Protest organizer Kawar Farok said. Protesters say without U.S. aid and protection from the recent attacks from Turkey, Kurdish fighters who fought…

Police Made One Arrest and One Citation at Trump Rally Protest

Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says officers used appropriate levels of force, including chemical irritant at times.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minneapolis police made one arrest and issued one citation during protests outside a campaign rally by President Donald Trump. Police say the arrest was for damage to property and the citation was for disorderly conduct. Several thousand people protested outside Target Center on Thursday as Trump spoke inside. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says the protests were largely peaceful, but some…

Protesters rally against Trump Impeachment Inquiry at Rep. Peterson’s Office

Former Lieutenant Governor and Congressional Candidate Michelle Fischbach, who's running against Peterson, says people in the district want their conservative views to be shown at capitol hill.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Protestors from across the valley are at Representative Collin Peterson’s Detroit Lakes Office, where they are rallying against the impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Former Lieutenant Governor and Congressional Candidate Michelle Fischbach, who’s running against Peterson, says people in the district want their conservative views to be shown at capitol hill. “We need to make sure…

Anti-Impeachment Protest Planned at Rep. Peterson’s Office

Trump Victory is a joint effort by President Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–Trump Victory is organizing a counter-impeachment protest outside the Detroit Lakes office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, of Minnesota. The Republican National Committee says Friday’s event is part of a nationwide effort to hold vulnerable Democrats accountable for the impeachment push. Among those appearing will be former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, who’s running against Peterson. Peterson, who…

Standing Rock Sioux To Show Support For Native Hawaiians During Telescope Dispute

Many of them consider Mauna Kea Volcano to be sacred land

MAUNA KEA, HI — Standing Rock Sioux tribal members are showing solidarity with Native Hawaiians who oppose the construction of a huge telescope on the Mauna Kea volcano. At least 34 people, mostly elders, were arrested as officials tried to start building the 1.6 billion dollar telescope again. Many of them consider Mauna Kea to be sacred land. Standing Rock…

Abortion Debate Takes Focus During ‘Stop The Bans’ Rally

The Pro-choice Rally was met with a counter-protest at the Red River Women's Clinic

FARGO, N.D. — These protests are taking place in cities all around the country, including here in Fargo. “We are not going to sit back,” Pro-Choice Organizer Destini Spaeth said. “We are not going to take these attacks on people’s health care. Abortion is a constitutional right and we are going to keep it that way.” The need for these rallies…

Students Protest UND President Mark Kennedy At University of Colorado Boulder

Kennedy is the sole candidate for president of the University of Colorado system

Courtesy: Hart Van Denburg/CPR NewsBOULDER, CO — Dozens of students at the University of Colorado Boulder are protesting UND President Mark Kennedy. He is the sole candidate for president of the University of Colorado system. Some students showed up with signs encouraging the Board of Regents to block the nomination. They are concerned with Kennedy’s votes while he was a Republican…

“No One is Above the Law”: Protestors Responding to President Trump Firing of Jeff Sessions

More than 400,000 people participated in protests across 900 cities

FARGO, N.D. — It’s only been under 24 hours since Attorney General Jeff Sessions handed in his resignation letter. But people across the country, including right here in Fargo, are using their voices to show the concern they have over Sessions’ interim replacement, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. KVRR’s Danielle Church has our lead story. More than 400,000 people from 900…

Trump Protestors Gather Outside GOP Fundraiser

Several supporters were also outside the hotel

FARGO, N.D. — Trump’s event at the Delta by Marriott Hotel was closed to the general public, but that didn’t stop people from gathering outside. Supporters gathered across the street from the hotel while protestors gathered on the side to chant as the president’s motorcade came in. “We’re here to protest the Kavanaugh appointment as well as the fact that a…