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Photos: Trump Protestors Rally at Ohio Statehouse in Downtown Columbus

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Photos: Trump Protestors Rally at Ohio Statehouse in Downtown Columbus

Editor’s Note: On Monday night, thousands of locals gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for the “Resist Trump – Rally for the 99%” event, organized by the grassroots activists at Ohio Revolution. Protestors made specific demands for the denial of Trump cabinet positions, for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to not be built, for equal rights for […]

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Photos: Resist Trump Rally

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Resist Trump Rally

Editor’s Note: On Monday night, thousands of locals gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for the “Resist Trump – Rally for the 99%” event, organized by the grassroots activists at Ohio Revolution. Protestors made specific demands for the denial of Trump cabinet positions, for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to not be built, for equal rights […]

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Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther joined Columbus City Council President Zach Klein in announcing this afternoon that the City of Columbus would continue forward in its effort to accept refugees and immigrants, defying the executive order issued by President Trump last Friday. “Our immigrant population is part of the fabric of what makes Columbus so vibrant,” stated […]

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Photos: Immigration Protest Takes Place at Columbus Airport

Christine Ruddy Christine Ruddy Photos: Immigration Protest Takes Place at Columbus Airport

Hundreds of protesters gathered at John Glenn International Airport on Sunday to protest the travel ban put into place on Friday by President Donald Trump against seven Muslim-majority countries. Protesters chanted “No hate, No fear, Refugees are welcome here” and “Black Lives Matter” among other slogans of the protest movement. A Columbus Police presence was […]

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Photos: Protesters Show Solidarity With Immigrants at Columbus Airport

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Photos: Protesters Show Solidarity With Immigrants at Columbus Airport

Editor’s Note: Hundreds of protestors gathered at the John Glenn Airport in Columbus on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm to protest the immigration ban placed in effect by the Trump administration on Friday. Click here to read more details about the protest. All photos by Katherine Forbes of KRForbesPhotography.

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Resist Trump Rally Planned at Ohio Statehouse Tonight

Walker Evans Walker Evans Resist Trump Rally Planned at Ohio Statehouse Tonight

Just 10 days into the Trump presidency and there appears to be little end in sight to ongoing protests and demonstrations. The Columbus chapter of the Socialist Alternative group have organized their latest effort in front of the Ohio Statehouse this evening, with a very large Facebook following indicating a large turnout. “Donald Trump is […]

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Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

A group of locals organized a protest effort today to rally against the immigration ban proposed by the Trump administration, and hundreds of supporters turned out to show their support. The event was originally slated to be held in a surface parking lot outside of the airport terminal, but photos show that the crowds marched […]

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