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December 27, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Pro-police demonstrators rally in downtown Seattle

About 20 people rallied in downtown Seattle on Saturday to show their appreciation and support for police officers and all public servants who put on a uniform to protect and serve. “I wanted to show positive support for our police and all officers in our community,” said rally organizer Rebecca Cleveland-Diel. “I wanted to celebrate that…

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October 24, 2013 at 5:46 PM

Immigration rally planned Friday for downtown Seattle

Janitors who work inside the Bank of America building on Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle are expected to join dozens of other immigrants and advocates Friday in a rally outside the bank building. They are hoping to pressure Bank of America and other large corporations, which they say are major contributors to key Republicans in Congress,…

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February 23, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Dozens rally for gun rights in Kirkland

Dozens of people, some openly carrying their rifles and pistols, demonstrated in favor of gun rights along Central Avenue on Saturday. It was organized by Kirkland resident Jacob Kukuk, 23, calling his supporters the 2ndEnforcers. “It is a right you have. An unused right will disappear,” he said.  He said he opposes regulations proposed by…

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March 23, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Hundreds gather to “stand up for religious freedom” and protest health mandate

Several hundred people gathered in front of Seattle’s federal courthouse around noon today to protest provisions of the Obama Administration’s healthcare mandate that they said requires employers to pay for contraception and abortions regardless of the employer’s religious affiliations or concerns of conscience. The protest was one of 140 held in cities across the country, according…

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