Trucker convoy preparations underway in DC
FOX 5 tracks the security preparations local police are taking ahead of the trucker convoy protest.
- What security problems could occur if truckers block off major roads?
Trucker convoy arrival in DC: New details
Multiple groups of truckers protesting vaccine and mask mandates, as well as other issues including fuel costs and immigration, are planning to arrive in Washington, D.C., in the coming days, with some arriving as soon as Wednesday. The city is preparing for possible protests, including discussing whether to reinstall a perimeter fence around the Capitol.
- If you were organizing the protest, how would you ensure it remained as peaceful as possible?
Washington DC in flames as protesters start fires near White House
Protesters started fires near the White House as tensions with police mounted during the third night of demonstrations in response to the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minnesota.
- What can our past history of protest show us about the future of protests in the United States?
National Guard To Deploy Over US Freedom Truckers, Democrats SUPPORT Trudeau BRUTAL Purge Of Protest
A new poll shows 65% of Democrats favor Trudeau freezing bank accounts and arresting peaceful protesters. As the U.S. Freedom convoy is set to arrive in D.C., the National Guard put up security fencing around the Capitol. Although the Ottawa protest was in a different country, the fact that Democrats favor brutal authoritarianism shows how things could get worse in the U.S.
- Should President Trump have cleared the BLM protests similar to how Trudeau cleared the truckers?
‘Don Quixote-like quest’: Ukraine attack and easing Covid mandates leave US trucker protest on the fringe
Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a nationwide easing of Covid-19 restrictions, the trucker convoy has fallen out of mainstream focus.
- Does the shifting media coverage away from these convoys endanger their chance of success?