Protest disrupts Minneapolis City Council meeting
A protester walked up to the podium in the middle of a ceremony at Minneapolis City Hall.
The Mayor and other officials were at a ceremony where an insurance company donated money to replace firefighting equipment damaged or destroyed during the 35W bridge collapse.
The activists say they're not upset with the fire department. Instead they do not approve of a new public safety resolution. It give police the right to use rubber and plastic bullets to break up protests.
The group also claims the new resolution gives law enforcement the right to randomly confiscate or destroy cameras documenting demonstrations and potential confrontations. The man arrested is Jude Ortiz. He represents a group called Coldsnap Legal Collective, which provides training to people about their rights as protesters and demonstrators.
Police took him into custody, but there's no word on what charges he may face.
Tags: Protest, Minneapolis, City Council, meeting, rubber bullets, confiscation of cameras
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States (load item map)
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