Protests Against “Fifty Shades” Release

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group is protesting the screening of the film “Fifty Shades of Grey” in Ashland tonight, saying that the film promotes the normalization of violence towards women. The movie will hit theaters this weekend, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Some people think the film is anything but romantic. They say they want to … Continue reading »

Ferguson protests around U.S.

(CNN) — In Atlanta and Boston and New York and Los Angeles, they marched by the hundreds or the thousands — blocking bridges, tunnels and major highways as they shouted their anger over a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. A day after St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced … Continue reading »

Lawsuit in Wake of Ferguson Protests

FERGUSON, Mo. — The police department in Ferguson, Missouri is now at the center of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. Six people filed the federal lawsuit yesterday, claiming police violated their civil rights during protests following the shooting of a Ferguson teenager by a police officer. The lawsuit asks for 40-million dollars in damages from the … Continue reading »

Locals Protest Against Strike on Syria

MEDFORD, Ore. — Dozens of people met in downtown Medford asking the U.S. to avoid a military strike against Syria. About 50 people attended the rally at Vogel Plaza Wednesday afternoon. Protestors began by silently holding signs that said “Stop War,” and “No U.S. Strike on Syria.” Then, organizers spoke about the importance of keeping … Continue reading »