Scott urges respect, unity among clashing protesters - WCAX

At his press conference, Gov. Phil Scott bemoaned a video-gone-viral of a white woman making angry comments about black people at a rally Saturday, but also said he does not accept some of the tactics employed by the anti-police protesters who crashed the rally. Both sides need to talk this out, he said.

"During the rally, police supporters and Black Lives Matter activists both stood for a moment of silence for George Floyd. But moments later, when a Barre pastor asked for a moment of silence honoring fallen police officers, it did not receive the same treatment from the Black Lives Matter group.”

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  • Patrick Finnie
    commented 2020-08-03 15:33:55 -0400
    As long as groups with opposing agendas are allowed to occupy the same space at the same time (the State House Lawn) this will continue until there is an issue. It’s kind of like a dangerous intersection that needs a traffic light, but doesn’t get one until someone gets killed at it.