Mayor, media silent on FBI raids of journalists and protesters at RNC.


This weekend, Salon’s Glen Greenwald reported that protesters in Minneapolis in town for the Republican National Convention have been targeted by a series of police raids “involving teams of 25-30 officers in riot gear, with semi-automatic weapons drawn, entering homes of those suspected of planning protests, handcuffing and forcing them to lay on the floor, while law enforcement officers searched the homes, seizing computers, journals, and political pamphlets.”


So far, nearly 300 protesters and journalists have been arrested, but St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has stayed silent. Click HERE to add your name to the 35,000 already on a letter to Coleman condemning the arrests and demanding the charges against journalists be dropped.