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The Atlantic highlights local activist trolling Confederate flag group with rap music

Goad Gatsby has been blasting Kanye from his tricycle in a counter protest of the Virginia Flaggers group that gathers outside the museum every Saturday.

Man hires protesters to picket Short Pump CarMax location

The folks you see outside the car lot are being paid by a customer who says he was wronged by the company.

Morning protest leads to blocked streets and arrests

Protests started this morning around 7:00 AM.

Minimum wage protest leads to 10 arrests

Protesters want the minimum wage increased to $15 a hour.

Capitol Police address controversial response to Saturday’s ultrasound protest

Saturday’s protest featured the presence of both Capitol Police and Virginia State Police. Many people are criticizing both police forces for what they see as an overuse of police manpower and tactics, despite 30 arrests that were made. Captain Goodloe of the Capitol Police addresses these concerns and defends how the police responded

UPDATED: Photos: Abortion protests lead to 30 arrests at Virginia Capitol

Nearly 500 protestors gathered this afternoon at the Virginia Capitol to protest a bill that recently passed through the General Assembly that would require women seeking abortions to undergo an ultrasound. State Police in riot gear were on hand, and thirty-one people were arrested

UPDATE: Over 1,000 protest for women’s rights outside of Capitol today

Over 1,000 people lined the walkways outside the Capitol this afternoon in a silent protest against several pieces of legislation making their way through the General Assembly that would strip women of reproductive rights.