Police make arrests, use pepper spray on crowd kneeling in a roadway during a march to the polls
Law enforcement in Alamance County made multiple arrests and used pepper spray when a crowd of hundreds of people knelt in a roadway for around 10 minutes. Police say they gave several warnings and that the gathering was unlawful and dangerous, but some protesters say they had no warning and even had children in the crowd.
SITE THAT ADAM VISITED IN CARY HAS SEEN MORE THAN 2100 VOTERS A DAY. POLICE USE PEPPER SPRAY TO BREAK UP A MAR TO THE POLLS TODAY AND ARRESTED EIGHT PEOPLE. A MARCH. MARCHERS POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA SHOWING THE GATHERING IN GRAHAM OUTSIDE OF ALAMANCE COUNTY COURTHOUSE. IT WAS PLANNED BY A PASTOR. POLICE SAY THE GROUP BEGAN BLOCKING TRAFFIC WHICH LED OFFICERS TO PEPPER SPRAY THE GROUND. PEOPLE AT THE PROTEST WROTE ON TWITTER THAT PEPPER SPRAY AFFECTED CHILDREN IN THE GROUND. GRAHAM POLICE BEGAN ARRESTING PEOPLE AFTER DECLARING THE GATHERING UNLAWFUL. THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MADE THIS STATEMENT. THE ACTION OF THESE OFFICERS IS COMPLETELY UNWARRANTED POLICE HOSTILITY. THIS GROUP WAS FULLY WITHIN THEIR FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS TO