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Hundreds protest in rain at homes of SCOTUS judges Kavanaugh, Roberts

On the 7th of May, hundreds of pro-choice activists descended on the posh Chevy Chase homes of Supreme Court "Injustices" Kavanaugh and Roberts. Neither rain nor cold nor cops yakking about residential protest laws could deter them. Statements afterwards warned that if women don't get privacy in their bodies, SCOTUS judges don't get privacy in their homes.

Video from "FederalFelonMouse" twitter clips: the protests and a cop's failed attempt to stop them 1 min 22 sec

A cop futily tries to scare off protesters

Adams-Morgan Plaza memorial to Miguel Gonzales destroyed by unknown parties

Miguel Gonzales used to sleep on Adams-Morgan Plaza. When Truist Bank fenced it off, he was displaced and was found dead shortly therafter. A memorial to him had been erected on the fence, only to be destroyed sometime between Wed May 4 and Thurs, May 5 by unknown forces.

The memorial to Miguel Gonzales on Truist Bank's fence around Adams-Morgan plaza before it was destroyed

Fences go up at SCOTUS as nationwide anger rises, fighting begins and clinic attacks ramp up

By the morning of May 5, the tall fence previously seen at the US Capitol and the White House was installed surrounding the US Supreme Court. Some say this means formal publication of the draft decision is imminent. Angry protests are already taking place nationwide however.

Video-LAPD arrest attempt at pro-choice march defeated in furious fighting 48 sec of why they want this fence!

Video-Far-right storms building housing DC clinic 3 min 27 sec

Supreme Court gets massive pro-choice protest in wake of draft decision to overturn Roe

On the afternoon of the 3ed of May, pro-choice protesters returned to the Supreme Court for the 2nd time in less than 24 hours. This was a huge permit rally w space set aside for both pro-choice activists and antichoice bigots. So few of the antichoicers showed up that pro-choice activists got control of both areas.

Video-Fundamentalist Christian heckler driven OUT of rally 52 sec

Video-Reportback by John Zangas from the rally as a whole 2 min 38 sec

Video-two clips by Alejandro Alvarez showing huge crowd and "Where is Joe? chant 51 sec

Supreme Court gets angry midnight protest over draft decision to overturn Roe

Within hours of Politico's publication of the Supreme Court's planned decision to overturn Roe V Wade, protesters were outside and things got heated between hundreds of pro-choice protesters and a much smaller gtoup of theocrats. At least one punch was thrown.

Video of showdown w counterprotesters by Moira Warburton 17 sec

Furious pro-choice protesters gather at the Supreme Court. More expected at 5PM TODAY

Pro-Earth and Indigenous activists hold vigil for Wynn Alan Bruce

On the 29th of April, pro-Earth and Indigenous activists gathered at the Supreme Court for a vigil remembering Wynn Alan Bruce, who set himself on fire a week earlier at SCOTUS to protest climate chaos and air pollution.

Several of the activists continued the vigil through the dark night.

Vigil at the Supreme Court for Wynn Alan Bruce continued through the night

Wynn Alan Bruce sets himself on fire at Supreme Court over climate chaos

Friday, April 22nd was Earth Day. On that day, Wynn Alan Bruce, a devout Buddhist, set himself on fire in front of the Supreme Court to protest climate chaos and air polllution. He died the next day. The Washington Post "reported" this story-but with not a single mention of why Mr Bruce set himself ablaze.

Extinction Rebellion blockades Wilson Building demanding action vs Washington Gas

On the 22nd of April, Extinction Rebellion DC dropped a banner and set off smoke flares to reinforce a blockade of the Wilson Building. They were demanding that the DC Council act to prevent Washington Gas from spending $ 5 billion on new gas distribution infrastructure at a time when the world needs to be transitioning off off of fracked gas.

Video: Deploying a banner and flares at the Wilson Building against Washington Gas's $5 billion project 3min 26 sec

Photo by Extinction Rebellion DC

DC Bike Party's April "Cherry Blossom Chase" ride takes to the streets

The DC Bike Party's annual April "Cherry Blossom Chase" is often their biggest ride of the year, and this year seemed to be no exception. Due to climate change moving up the cherry blossoms bloom about ten days, once again this ride came after the cherry blossoms were mostly finished.

Video: DC Bike Party's "Cherry Blossom Chase" April ride 1 min 10 sec

DC Bike Party passing the White House

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