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Mitch McConnell gets home demo in wake of Colorado Springs shooting

On the 22nd of November, protesters again showed up at the home of Mitch McConnell. This time they were there to demand accountability for GOP promotion of anti-LGBTQ hate in the wake of the armed attack on Club Q in Colorado Springs. Protest chants included "DC Don't like Fascists," "2,4,6,8 fascist hate won't make us straight 5,6,7,8 end the anti-trans hate" and many more.

Video clip by Our Rights DC 7 seconds

Street chalk left by protesters at Mitch McConnell's house (Our Rights DC photo)

Solidarity protest for Iran marches on White House

On the 19th of November, members of the Iranian disapora and their supporters once again marched in DC demanding the end of the theocratic regime in Iran. After the kickoff rally protesters marched on the Washington Monument and the White House.

Video: Speaking out on regime horrors(from raw clips by Our Rights DC) 3min 2 sec

Still from Our Rights DC video

Leonard Peltier walk to justice arrives in DC

On the 13th of November, the final leg of the Leonard Peltier walk to justice, with stops at the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument before finishing the over 1,100 mile walk at the US Capitol. Marchers demanded that Leonard Peltier be released unconditionally from the US prison system, where he has been held hostage for 47 years for a "crime" he did not commit, for supposedly shooting two FBI agents with rounds ballistics proved his weapon could not have fired. Leonard is a political prisoner.

Video by Our Rights DC: Marchers at the Lincoln Memorial 49 sec

Still from Our Rights DC video

Park Police attack Counterprotesters disrupting a TERF (anti-trans) rally

On the 7th of November, infamous anti-trans activist Kellie-Jay Keen showed up in DC as part of her nationwide tour. Things got UGLY in DC. Park Police first demanded pro-trans activists move to a nearby spot, then attacked them and arrested one of them anyway for unknown reasons.

Video-Park Police attack counterprotesters, breaking promise to leave them alone if they moved back 1 min 11 sec

Disrupting the TERF rally w bullhorns at the Lincoln Memorial

W Va women disrupt Supreme Court proceedings, demand voting and abortion rights

On the 2nd of November, three women from W Va got inside the Supreme Court and shouted down the proceedings. They yelled ""We will restore our freedom to choose - women of America vote." This is one of the only times in all US history SCOTUS proceedings have been forced to pause by disruption inside.

Video: empty main courtroom shown,action is on audio, heard again after audio unmuted 32 sec

Still from West Virginia Rising's Twitter video,looks like SCOTUS's live feed

Emergency march for Palestine held after recent raids and urban seiges

On the 21st of October, Palestinians and their supporters met at the Washington Momument and marched through the streets of DC. They were protesting a string of raids and seiges of Palestinian cities by the Israeli government.

Video-two clips of the march by a participant 42 sec

Protesters march on SOD headquarters against killer cop Jason Bagshaw's return to "duty"

On the 15th of October, protesters showed up at MPD's Special Operation Division (SOD) headquarters. They were protesting police brutality and Jason Bagshaw in particular. Bagshaw is the killer cop that gunned down David "Lazarus" Wilson over the summer. He has been back on the street maybe a week, but even one day is one day too long for a proven killer.

Video of protesters at SOD 25 sec

DC Bike Party holds Halloween Ride 2022

On Friday, Oct 14 the DC Bike Party held their annual Halloween themed ride

Video highlights of the Oct 14 Halloween Ride 2 min 22 sec

DC Bike Party pulls out of Dupont Circle

World bank shown literally in bed w Big Oil at Friday afternoon protest march

An October 14, 2022 afternoon march against the Fall 2022 meetings of the IMF and World Bank literally protrayed the World Bank and Big Oil in bed with each other. This was the second march that day against the Fall Meetings, an earlier march having shut down an AM plenary session by blocking delegates and making them run the gauntlet to get in.

March video featuring the bed jointly occupied by the World Bank and Big Oil 1 min 29 sec

IMF protest marches force cancellation of morning plenary session

On the 14th of October, a march against the IMF and World Bank split into two units. Cops followed the main march featuring Code Pink's "tank." So many cops dedicated themselves to keeping that march off 18th st that it served as bait, allowing the other crew to set up on 18th st and force delegates at the AM plenary to run a gauntlet or protesters. That event was soon cancelled, leaving protesters with victory.

Video showing how cops took the bait, leaving delegates to run a guantlet of protesters 2 min 45 sec

The Code Pink "tank" in front of DAR Constitution Hall while delegates have to run the gauntlet at the back door

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