FINALLY: DC May Face the Music for Its Blatant Black Lives Matter Double Standard

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from Daily Signal,

During the summer of 2020, the nation’s capital city didn’t just allow Black Lives Matter protesters to spray-paint public property with their message; Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser actively joined the protest by directing staff to paint the words “Black Lives Matter” on a street across from the White House, rebranding a section as Black Lives Matter Plaza.

The District of Columbia took sides in an active political debate, joining ranks with the message that rioters proclaimed as they broke glass, looted stores, started fires, and put other citizens’ lives in danger. At least 26 died in the mayhem.

Meanwhile, a group of pro-life protesters decided to spread their own related message. They aimed to write “Black Pre-Born Lives Matter” on the sidewalk and asked the D.C. government for a permit to paint or chalk the message on the street or sidewalk.

After obtaining verbal consent from a police officer ahead of time, protesters with the Frederick Douglass Foundation and Students for Life of America asked police officers at a rally Aug. 1, 2020, if they could chalk their message on the sidewalk. Police refused. When they proceeded to tag the sidewalk, anyway, police arrested the protesters.

D.C. police repeatedly had allowed vandalism in the name of Black Lives Matter, standing back when protesters tagged streets, sidewalks, and buildings with that message. In one case, vandals spray-painted 16th Street NW, adding to the “Black Lives Matter” message the words “=Defund the Police.” D.C. authorities did not stop them or rush to erase the message.

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