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Protestors Unite Following City Attorney’s Threat to Aggressively Prosecute ‘Reckless’ Protesters

by DJ Martinez

In an Op-Ed for the Seattle Times August 29, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes wrote that he would no longer be “turning a blind eye” to protesters who invoke their First Amendment rights by using non-violent protest tactics that block city traffic, in reaction to recent protests earlier this year held by activists from multiple movements.

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Protestors Amass at ICE Headquarters for Deadline to Reunite Families

by Neal McNamara

(This article originally appeared on Patch.com and has been republished with permission)

On deadline day for President Donald Trump’s administration to reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, a group of more than 100 protesters demonstrated outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in downtown Seattle Thursday morning.

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Protesters Convene on Landlord Convention and Rep. Macri Announces Support for Rent Control

by Will Sweger

Tuesday morning inside the concrete and glass walls of the Washington State Convention Center was a completely unremarkable scene. Men and women, dressed in business casual, their names displayed hanging on lanyards around their necks, made rounds on the carpeted hallways and complained about uncomfortable chairs.  Continue reading Protesters Convene on Landlord Convention and Rep. Macri Announces Support for Rent Control

Thousands Show Solidarity with Immigrants at Westlake Rally

by Kelsey Hamlin

A so-called “emergency rally” was formulated as a Facebook event within the same week of its event date (Sunday, Jan. 29), but the emergency was exacerbated by President Donald Trump’s executive order, barring those from “particular countries” on immigrant, student, or employment visas from entering the United States — even if they were already living and working here, or were already approved after completing the tedious visa process.  Continue reading Thousands Show Solidarity with Immigrants at Westlake Rally

Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

by Kelsey Hamlin

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article contained the name of the victim in Friday night’s shooting. We apologize to both the victim and the victim’s family as their name never should have been included in the article at the family’s request.

Information surrounding a Milo Yiannopoulos protester shot at the University of Washington (UW) Friday night keeps rising like steam. The shooting transpired after political groups of all stripes flooded the university’s Red Square.  Continue reading Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations