Students Plan RNC Protest Walkout

from Fox “News”:

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Students from Harding High School and Johnson High School in St. Paul are planning a walkout to protest war and the Republican National Convention.

Police have one message: stay in school

St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington told reporters Thursday that police are in contact with school administrators to discourage a walkout on the fourth and final day of the RNC. He hopes student who wish to protest will wait until after school.

Parents received a recorded message Wednesday night from the Harding High School principal saying students who leave school in a walkout will be punished.

Thursday scheduled protests

A march organized by Youth Against War and Racism is scheduled for noon Thursday at the Minnesota State Capitol, with a rally a mock trial before marching to Harriet Island.

Another protest is scheduled for 4 p.m. in St. Paul


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