More than 100 people gathered in front of Raleigh’s North Carolina Executive Mansion on the second night of protests against police violence a few days before a verdict was expected in a Minneapolis police murder trial due to George Floyd’s death. ..
The crowd blocked downtown traffic and shouted, “Get out of the car and enter the street,” and “no justice or peace.”
They chanted the names of Adam Toledo and Dawnte Wright.
The body camera footage released in Chicago on Thursday Toledo, 13 year old boyJust before a Chicago policeman shot him deadly during a foot chase in March, he raised his hand, following the policeman’s orders. The video was released a few days after a police officer in the suburbs of Minneapolis shot dead a 20-year-old Wright while transportation was stopped, police said, confusing her gun with a Taser gun.
In both cases, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was tried for two unintentional murders, three murders, and two manslaughter charges for George Floyd’s death in May 2020. It happened sometimes. The incident-and a video showing Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck and begging bystanders to release Floyd-provided weeks of protest against police actions across the country, including Raleigh and Durham.
Protesters calling for police reform have often simultaneously claimed the rights of the stranded group.
Last Saturday, about 200 protesters marched downtown Raleigh against a North Carolina bill that would make it illegal for doctors to provide gender-verifying treatments to transgender people under the age of 21.
Three Republicans submitted Senate Bill 514 earlier this month. If it becomes a law, North Carolina doctors will be barred from providing sex reassignment surgery, puberty suppressants, or hormone therapy. Transgender teens and young adults..
Protesters gathered near the State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to peacefully march downtown in opposition to Senate Bill 514.
Another bill, Senate Bill 515, the Healthcare Heroes Conscience Protection Act, allows doctors, medical institutions, insurance companies, and other practitioners to: Refuse healthcare services News & Observer previously reported to someone based on their “religious, moral, ethical or philosophical beliefs or principles.”
House Bill 358, the third part of the proposed bill, Prevent transgender girls and women From participating in women’s sports in North Carolina middle school, high school, and college.
After circling several blocks, protesters stopped by the courtyard opposite the North Carolina Legislative Building, where the organizers offered attendees the opportunity to talk about themselves. Some transgender people talked about how S514 affects them, or what happens if they are young.
One of the speakers said that a transgender woman, 25, started hormone therapy at the age of 19. “This bill ponders what the impact would have been if it were introduced early in the transition,” she said. “And that breaks my heart, because-why-do you want people to stop being yourself?”
A 13-year-old transgender boy talked about the government’s open attempt to deprive him of his rights by denying his ability to receive treatment in North Carolina.
“I can’t wait eight years,” he said, for treatment to confirm gender. “I can’t do that.”
During Friday’s protests, more than 100 people gathered in Durham to unfairly protest against people of color and transgender. News & Observer reported that Friday’s protesters in Durham had signs saying “Transpower” and “Stop killing us.”
The protests were in response to two recent incidents in which police officers were 20-year-old Daunte Wright on the outskirts of Minneapolis and 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago.
The Marchers also pointed out the murder of Jada Peterson, a black transgender woman who was found shot in a hotel room in Charlotte earlier this month. Friday afternoon Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested two men According to the Charlotte Observer, they have been charged with the murder of Peterson and another transgender black transgender woman.
According to The News & Observer, on Friday Raleigh, dozens of people gathered outside the executive condominium to march downtown and seek law enforcement accountability.