Locals join Nationwide Protest Against Sessions Firing


A number of Terre Haute residents grabbed their picket signs and made their voices heard on Thursday night.

They were protesting a decision made in our nation’s capitol.

The protesters rallied outside of the Vigo County Courthouse, they were part of a nationwide protest against the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday.

President Trump appointed Michael Whitaker as acting attorney general after Sessions was let go, leaving Americans furious and taking to the streets.

They fear Whitaker will stop the Muller investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election, that was being conducted by sessions.

Their overall message: Is that nobody including the president is above the law.

“We believe it’s important because we are the people, and we want to make sure that it is known that we take action. When we are that fired up, when we think it is something that important, that we’re gonna hit the streets and we’re gonna make sure the worlds knows,” said protest organizer Shannon Giles.  

Thursday night’s Protest was just one of more than 900 protests across the country.

Protest officials say the demonstrations will continue on Friday and Saturday.

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