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02 Dec 2019 | 02:08 AM UTC

US: Gun rights protest due in Washington, DC December 2

Civil rights groups plan rally in Washington, DC on December 2; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Several civil rights groups have called for a protest in Washington, DC on Monday, December 2, to defend gun rights as the Supreme Court holds its first gun-related case in a decade. Participants plan to gather from 09:00 (local time) outside the Supreme Court building.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the protest site. Counter protests are possible. 

Advice

Individuals in Washington, DC are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for transportation disruptions, make alternative arrangements if necessary, and avoid all protests as a precaution.