Civil disobedience continues across the country over George Floyd’s death, Wednesday | USA TODAY

Civil disobedience continues across the country over George Floyd's death, Wednesday | USA TODAY 1

 

Demonstrations on Wednesday were largely peaceful, much like Tuesday, and in contrast with Monday's military and law enforcement show of force, in Washington D.C., where demonstrators were cleared from an area around a park near the White House in a show of force by authorities to clear a path for President Trump and advisors to have a photo opportunity from an historic church on Lafayette Square.

Minneapolis and other U.S. cities brace for more heated demonstrations after protesters and police across the nation continue to clash in the wake of George Floyd's death.
RELATED: Peaceful George Floyd protests marred by bursts of violence

More than 6,000 arrests have been made at demonstrations nationwide since video emerged showing former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin holding his knee to Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes. On Monday, President Donald Trump chastised governors for failing to halt the looting, vandalism and violence.

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63 Comments on "Civil disobedience continues across the country over George Floyd’s death, Wednesday | USA TODAY"

  1. “Civil disobedience”

    • Black life matters | June 4, 2020 at 1:57 AM | Reply

      🤣🤣

    • زوروني

    • @Nicholas White so the police needs to get out there and pursue the looters stop standing around staring at peaceful protesters. Feelings isnt law, they can’t force a curfew on us to meet there own agenda. It’s UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

    • @BotchlaUS They won’t shut down the agitators because upholding the law is tantamount to “white supremacy” in the eyes of these people and the gutless, spineless leaders who incite divisiveness.

    • Hostis Humani Generis | June 4, 2020 at 10:20 PM | Reply

      @BotchlaUS

      Your rights go out the window when you loot, riot, and murder.

      Sucks to suck

  2. The Numismatic Channel | June 3, 2020 at 11:10 PM | Reply

    Mucho disobedience (misleading title).

  3. Jazzy Angel Flower | June 3, 2020 at 11:11 PM | Reply

    “Disobedience” Wooow… How respectful.

    • SeaJay Oceans | June 4, 2020 at 12:15 PM | Reply

      ALL
      RIGHTS
      MATTER.

      Civil Rights are Universal Human rights for Everyone in the World:
      The Bill of Rights – Real Talk:
      Amendment I
      We the People have the Human Right, of Freedom of Religion
      We the People have the Human Right, of Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Thought
      We the People have the Human Right, of Freedom of the Press
      We the People have the Human Right, of Freedom to peaceably assemble
      We the People have the Human Right, of Freedom to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

      Amendment II
      We the People have the Human Right, to keep and bear arms, defending ourselves and our loved ones.
      We the People proclaim the Human Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Shall Not Be Infringed
      We the People proclaim Self Defense is a natural right of all creatures in the World.
      We the People demand our Natural Right to protect our Lives, Liberty & Happiness.

      Amendment III
      We the People have the Human Right, of having No soldiers stationed in our house, without our consent.

      Amendment IV
      We the People have the Human Right to Privacy,
      We the People have the Human Right over security of own own bodies
      We the People have the Human Right, of security for our own houses
      We the People have the Human Right, of security for our own papers and data,
      We the People have the Human Right, of security for own own property and effects.
      We the People reject all unreasonable searches and seizures.
      We the People demand all Warrants are issued only for probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation.
      We the People demand Warrants describe the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

      Amendment V
      We the People demand No person can be forced to testify against themselves.
      We the People demand No person is to be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.
      [ REMEMBER George Floyd ! ]
      We the People demand No private property be taken for public use, without just compensation $$$$$.

      Amendment VI
      We the People have the Human Right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury.
      We the People have the Human Right to be informed of the nature and cause of accusations
      We the People have the Human Right to confront witnesses, and to have witnesses in favor.

      We the People have the Human Right of assistance of counsel for legal defense.

      Amendment VII
      We the People have the Human Right to trial by one jury.
      We the People have the Human Right to no double trials, retrials until conviction in any court, according to the rules of common law.

      Amendment VIII
      We the People demand Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

      [ REMEMBER George Floyd ! ]

      Amendment IX
      We the People proclaim the enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by we the people.

      Amendment X
      We the People proclaim The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to We the people.

      On Planet Earth, WE THE PEOPLE Rule !

    • Philip Moore | June 4, 2020 at 2:27 PM | Reply

      Right???? When I saw this title it irritated me

    • passtime for civilwar | June 4, 2020 at 11:07 PM | Reply

      @Etalis They that riot are wanted by the FBI. Right now states have 51 domestic terrorist that have charges by the state, the FBI and the US Marshals office.

    • @passtime for civilwar I don’t understand any of what you said, could you please rephrase?

    • passtime for civilwar | June 4, 2020 at 11:16 PM | Reply

      @Etalis No, your Ignorance is not my problem

  4. Flor Gutiérrez | June 3, 2020 at 11:13 PM | Reply

    Could someone tell me what they was singing in the last minutes? Please and thank you.

  5. Media: “civil disobedience”
    Protestors: peacefully marching

    • Business owners: criminals & thugs looting, stealing and committing arson.

    • Quantum Karma | June 4, 2020 at 1:10 AM | Reply

      Apparently you’ve been sleeping for six days or you’re blind.. or in denial which is really an ego problem.

    • ImmaSingWhatIWant | June 4, 2020 at 3:28 AM | Reply

      That is what civil disobedience means, yes.

    • Savitri Devi | June 4, 2020 at 9:27 AM | Reply

      …and rioting, and burning, and looting, and killing 13 people so far…

    • SeaJay Oceans | June 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM | Reply

      Three groups or more are active: #1 Real Civil Rights Protesters (peaceful & good) #2 Opportunistic Looters and Criminals (Vandalism) #3 Insurrectionists & Anarchists (Violence & Assaults ) The Good people are peaceful and marching, but when they go home, the bad actors – from out of town – they are bringing the crime and violence.

  6. Baron Marseille | June 3, 2020 at 11:21 PM | Reply

    Looting is not civil disobedience.

  7. How irresponsible of USA to post this as “Civil Disobedience”

    • Steve Martin | June 4, 2020 at 7:52 PM | Reply

      BURNING CITIES IS NOT HUMAN! CALL AN EXORCIST!

    • @Quantum Karma It’s the culture of victimhood! They embrace it as if nothing is their fault and life happens to them and not because of them. Complete and total disempowerment!

    • YouReadMyName | June 4, 2020 at 9:02 PM | Reply

      @lana lake It’s the logical conclusion of determinism, no one is responsible for anything because everything is predetermined, ask the Calvinists.

    • Anonymous one | June 4, 2020 at 9:59 PM | Reply

      @PAUL ROLLINGS I posted independently prior to seeing your post, but I think you are close to being exactly right. To take your point a bit farther I just don’t think people actually understand what civil disobedience is as far as the definition! Civil disobedience in this context, in my opinion, would be going about your regulat business WHILE ignoring the curfew. Go bowling as planned, bike in the park etc. That has a much bigger impact if one sees the laws as unjust. A widespread disregard while maintaining other law and order! Good assessment on your part!

    • PAUL ROLLINGS | June 4, 2020 at 10:25 PM | Reply

      @Anonymous one Well, I had a slight advantage. Here within the UK the British tabloids have used similar headlines when highlighting how many people were disregarding the lock down in the light of the George Floyd case due to many people leaving their homes and partaking in peaceful protests in support.

  8. I guess Covid-19 isn’t a problem anymore

    • @Scott Kain if youre an adult you will take your own protections, i guess youre one of these self serving morons who blames the Govt for everything.

    • @WASWE lol I’m Not blaming the Govt for anything. I’m simply stating that just a week ago, the Media was telling us that we should stay home as much as possible because Covid-19 was gonna kill a lot more of us and overwhelm the healthcare system. Now all of a sudden they are encouraging thousands of people to gather together in large groups all over America to protest and riot. So which one is it? Which one should we do?

    • Lol lol lol. I wonder if it ever was a severe problem.

    • Quantum Karma | June 4, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      @Dondada I think you meant ” tiny hat wearers”

    • @OH, Hi Matt It can infect all age groups.

  9. MSM definitions:
    Protesting: Riots, looting, and arson.
    Civil Disobedience: A peaceful protest.

    • @humanze Trump lowered black unemployment to an All Time Low. He also passed legislation to create “Opportunity Zones” to drive investment to poor black urban areas.
      On top of that, he passed legislation to give incarcerated men+women a second chance by granting them early release, which even the MSM Trump haters said was a great thing.
      Trump has only been in office for 3 years. The Democrats have had over 40 years of non-stop control over many major cities, where black poverty+unemployment only got worse+worse as the years went on.
      The Dems signature line during every election has been “my opponent is a racist, so elect me… I care about black people”. Year after year, decade after decade, the same line… and after decades of the same Dems in those offices, nothing changed.
      Obama said “You would need a magic wand to bring manufacturing back to the US”. Funny that many black people worked in manufacturing jobs before they were all outsourced (outsourced by the NWO controlled Dems+Rhino Republicans). Trump brought back manufacturing with a vengeance…then China released covid19 out to the world.
      Trump will restart the economy, but the MSM and NWO controlled leaders (on both sides of the aisle) continue to divide people down racial lines, which has created rioting, looting, and chaos in the streets. Rioting, looting, and burning down their own neighborhoods does nothing to help the black community, yet the MSM+NWO controlled leaders encourage it…think about that.

      Before covid19 hit, black people as a whole were doing better than they were in a long time… black unemployment at all time lows, and national polls showed racism was at all time lows…. then covid19 was released… then the MSM+NWO minions endorsed chaos.
      I’m just glad that the black community (including BLM) realized that Antifa, the George Soros funded group, was attempting to use them to further their own goals. Now that’s a real attempt of a group of white people trying to screw over the black community.

    • A little civil disobedience will get the job done. Good.

    • @Giorgio House Nice! Ima gonna paste that everywhere!

    • Sesame Rows | June 4, 2020 at 7:56 PM | Reply

      Video: last 4 minutes on how George Floyd was killed in police custody.
      https://youtu.be/bfyWUqEo4yM
      Share so the world could witness this injustice !!!!

    • @Clover leafIV civil disobedience involves breaking an unjust law. What laws are they breaking?

  10. It’s good to see people outside getting some sun+fresh air…. without masks on🌞

  11. Is that what we’re calling this insurrection?

  12. CORONA Matters All Lives Don’t Forget…

  13. Vincnet Nguyen | June 4, 2020 at 1:17 AM | Reply

    “Black lives matter”; “All lives matter”; and don’t forget “Unborn lives matter” too❗️

  14. Популярно в България | June 4, 2020 at 3:10 AM | Reply

    it looks like people just wanted to socialize after covid but didnt have enough money and went on the streets

  15. Elagabalusrex | June 4, 2020 at 3:17 AM | Reply

    Protests and civil disobedience are understandable, even beneficial, and have always been with us in the U.S.. Their validity ends when violence and property destruction begins. If you attack a building, person in uniform, or another citizen, you are no longer a protester; you are a rioter. Use words and votes to bring change.

    • Joeybabbs .BABBS | June 4, 2020 at 7:20 AM | Reply

      in 1976, Gerald Ford won 15 percent of the black vote. That’s the most of any recent Republican presidential candidate. In most elections, blacks give Democrats over 90 percent of their votes. It’s not unreasonable to ask what have blacks gained from such unquestioning loyalty to the Democratic Party. After all, the absolute worst public safety conditions and other urban amenities for blacks are in cities that have been controlled by Democrats for decades. Let’s look at it. What cities are the deadliest for blacks? The Trace, an independent nonprofit news organization, answers that question. Using 2017 data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program, The Trace listed the 20 major U.S. cities with the highest homicide rates — factoring in both the number of people murdered in cities and their populations. Chicago, with 589 murders in 2018 — one murder every 15 hours.2017, St. Louis had the nation’s highest murder rate, at 66.1 homicides per 100,000 residents. Baltimore came in second, with 55.8 murders per 100,000 people. Detroit was third, with 39.8 murders per 100,000 people. Other cities with high murder rates included New Orleans; Kansas City, Missouri; Cleveland; Memphis, Tennessee; and Newark, New Jersey. With 24.1 murders per 100,000 residents, Chicago ranked ninth in the nation. It was followed by Cincinnati and Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., was 17th.
      Now here’s the kicker. Of the 20 most dangerous major cities, all but one had a Democratic mayor. In many of these cities, the Democratic Party has ruled for a half-century or more.

  16. Wisdom InSilence | June 4, 2020 at 3:40 AM | Reply

    When the evidence is evident anyone can make a ruling. The veil has BROKE.

  17. Mary Patricia Warming | June 4, 2020 at 3:55 AM | Reply

    ELIMINATE CORPORATE PRISONS!

    • SeaJay Oceans | June 4, 2020 at 11:10 AM | Reply

      For Profit Prisons are USA’s modern Slave Labor Prison Camps… Workers kept in cages, laboring for $0.60 cents an hour… That’s um, very BAD !
      Remember the 13th Amendment LEGALIZED State Owned Slavery in America: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
      Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”
      Federally owned slaves, and State Owned Slaves, work in the For – Profit prison labor camps of USA. Judges have even been convicted of allegedly SELLING CHILDREN to prisons, for kickback money, paid per slave sent to the prison:

      The convicted individuals were sentenced to 28 years in prison and ordered to pay $1.17 million in restitution :
      www csmonitor com USA Justice 2011 0811 Kids-for-cash-judge-sentenced-to-28-years-for-racketeering-scheme#:~:text=A%20former%20juvenile%20court%20judge,pay%20%241.17%20million%20in%20restitution.

      Pennsylvania Supreme Court directed that all 4,000 children’s convictions be vacated and their records expunged.

      This was the worse exposure of the Government’s Public – school to Prison pipeline feeding children into the legal system, and a life time of indentured servitude.

  18. Radhika Khatri | June 4, 2020 at 4:43 AM | Reply

    Usa be like “Covid who? “

    • SeaJay Oceans | June 4, 2020 at 11:08 AM | Reply

      They Globalists launched this insurrection revolution to block the news of the investigation of the Obama Administration funding of Wuhan Labs and CCP corona virus.

    • John Gearheart | June 4, 2020 at 11:16 AM | Reply

      Oh you mean how they gave 3 mil in support to Wuhan because they didn’t want the lab testing CV here in NC? Hell Dr Fauchi supervised the original Bat Virus test in Wuhan himself. Funny they haven’t mentioned it on mainstream media huh?

    • मी मुंबई आहे | June 4, 2020 at 11:24 AM | Reply

      @Asmae Kr wht r u try t say?

    • मी मुंबई आहे | June 4, 2020 at 11:25 AM | Reply

      Picture abhi baki hai…..
      Carrona :- see u in hospital after 15 days🤣

    • Miss Chameazy | June 4, 2020 at 3:59 PM | Reply

      @Nemesis One Everybody forgot about Corona..Just wait for it..
      As in 14 days & see what happens then..may be a spike of infections

  19. USA Today’s new definition of peaceful protest: looting, arson, anarchy, vandalism… It’s really kinda new… lol

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