Cops Arrest 60 As Protests
Spread to New York
Authorities move to control the crowds as fired-up demonstrators take to New York City streets in solidarity with Baltimore citizens protesting the death of Freddie Gray.
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The protest started in Baltimore 2 days ago and now its progressed to New York. The Baltimore protests, which turned into riots in parts of that city Monday, stemmed from the death of 25-year-old Gray, who died in police custody when his spinal cord was nearly severed. In addition to New York, Gray’s death touched off protests in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere.In New York, Matthew Vazquez left Madison Square Garden and saw a swarm of NYPD cops shuttle past him. He said it was the first time he’d seen police in full riot regalia.“I saw them in helmets and batons,” the 18-year-old Fordham University student told The Daily Beast. “It really scared me.”
Concepts Related to This Story:
Legitimacy, National Security and Common Defense, Economic Decisions, Due process
The National Guard were placed there because the rioters were disrespecting the Polices authority.The National Security and Common Defense was used when the National Guard had o come to Baltimore and New York to stop the riots. The protesters where going on private property and steeling things and burning stuff down. The government was respecting Due process but then he rioters started to destroy ting so he were able to put them in jail.