Chicago Mayor Defends Banning Protesters Near Her House, Cites Right to Safety

It’s “one rule for me and another for thee” in Chicago.Mayor Lori Lightfoot (shown) defended her ban on protesters on her block, arguing she has a right to safety amid threats she has allegedly received.“I think that residents of this city, understanding the nature of the threats that we are receiving on a daily basis, on a daily basis, understand I have a right to make sure that my home is secure,” Lightfoot said, according to the Chicago Tribune.The mayor defended her action when asked at a news conference about a report from the Tribune that noted how police have banned protesters from demonstrating on her block in the Logan Square neighborhood, ordering officers to arrest anyone who refuses to leave.

Source: Chicago Mayor Defends Banning Protesters Near Her House, Cites Right to Safety

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