Category: Politics

Chaos Ensues During Flag Burning At RNC

Clashes erupted among protesters and police when a dozen activists attempted to burn a US flag in front of the venue hosting the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday. During the melee a man tried lighting the American flag on fire. Moments after the flag was set on fire, officers charged in to put it out with an extinguishing spray that some in the crowd thought was pepper spray because of similarities in the design of the canisters and the eye irritation caused by the fire-suppression substance. 17 people were arrested Wednesday, the chaos stopped several delegates and the media...

/ April 6, 2017