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Chicago Opening Grant Park and Union Park
For Protesters To Gather This Weekend

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Posted By: AltaD, 6/6/2020 8:12:12 AM

Grant Park and Union Park will be designated spots for demonstrators to gather this weekend, as part of a plan announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot Friday. But Chicago just entered Phase 3 of the governor’s reopen plan, and groups of 10 or more are still prohibited. Or are they? The city expects hundreds if not thousands to gather peacefully this weekend. (Snip) But for some who are waiting eagerly to enjoy the parks and lakefront, they are still greeted with closed signs. Many are questioning how opening the parks for protesters supports the science of social distancing. “I don’t see how it makes sense,” said Piaree Moser

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As always, different set of rules for different folks.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator 6/6/2020 8:53:46 AM (No. 434467)
Any bets on what the body count will be?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: NYbob 6/6/2020 8:56:42 AM (No. 434470)
It is a celebration of the end of the most badly planned worldwide response to disease, ever. Throw away your masks and run shoulder to shoulder with a demented mob.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/6/2020 8:57:33 AM (No. 434474)
But not Churches.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 6/6/2020 9:00:51 AM (No. 434481)
These are not protestors. These are left wing political rallies. Apparently, they don't require social distancing or masks. Coonman in N.C. would approve of these rallies, without any restrictions, like he would insist on for the Republicans.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bigfatslob 6/6/2020 9:06:53 AM (No. 434496)
Parks provide a peaceful assembly place for the protesters until the guns come out. If the scamdemic don't get you the 9mm bullet will no need for a mask.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: smsnod 6/6/2020 9:19:49 AM (No. 434525)
"But don't dare think about going to church, we'll throw you under the jail."
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 6/6/2020 9:51:25 AM (No. 434577)
No COVID-19 rules for them.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Troutgreen 6/6/2020 9:52:35 AM (No. 434580)
What could possibly go wrong??
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TCloud 6/6/2020 10:12:28 AM (No. 434608)
Covid 19 Fest 2020. NO Covid...NO Mask. Soros $ Matters.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: hershey 6/6/2020 10:27:31 AM (No. 434640)
The officials need to get their heads planted back on their shoulders and turn the coppers loose on the protestors...might I suggest more pepper spray and tear gas and perhaps water cannons???? This is no longer about Floyd, a doper, felon and stupid idiot, it is about burning and looting...
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jacksin5 6/6/2020 10:27:53 AM (No. 434641)
And how long are these daily Riot Fests giong to be allowed to continue?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Delilah 6/6/2020 10:28:04 AM (No. 434642)
Wouldn't it be terrible if they all came down with bad cases of the virus? s/off
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Smart11344 6/6/2020 12:39:41 PM (No. 434900)
You can bet that neither park will ever look the same.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/6/2020 12:59:09 PM (No. 434926)
The Chicago Parks and Recreation Department has determined that these two parks are immune to COVID. The other parks must remain closed because ...
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