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Photos of Counter-Protesters May Day March
by D. Boyer
Saturday May 1st, 2010 7:02 PM
Photos of Counter-Protesters in front of San Francisco's City hall on Saturday May 1st 2010.

On Saturday May 1st while a pro-immigrant rally was taking place in San Francisco's Civic Center demonstrators against illegal immigration waved their flags and signs in opposition to the rally taking place across the street. Some of the folks on the anti-illegal immigration side were immigrants themselves and were simply against anything done illegally. The presence of these demonstrators sparked anger and outrage amongst the pro-immigration side, so the scene was very tense for a few hours. The police were forced to stage themselves between the two groups. San Francisco has been labeled a Sanctuary City by pro-immigrant groups and people.

I am posting these photos because the public needs to know?
Please do not associate me, the photographer with any of the ideas or signs displayed by the counter-protesters.
§Police staged themselves between both sides.
by D. Boyer Saturday May 1st, 2010 7:02 PM

§Counter-Protesters.
by D. Boyer Saturday May 1st, 2010 7:02 PM

§Counter-Protesters.
by D. Boyer Saturday May 1st, 2010 7:02 PM

§Police staged between both sides....
by D. Boyer Saturday May 1st, 2010 7:02 PM

§Counter-Protesters.
by D. Boyer Saturday May 1st, 2010 7:02 PM


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by deanosor
( deanosor [at] mailup.net ) Sunday May 2nd, 2010 9:08 AM
I think it was good you took those pictures and posted them. I think it's important that wee see what the enemy looks like and has to say, so we can counter them.

I have one minor quibble with the wording you gave. The police were not "forced" to intervene. They decided to in order to protect the Minutemen etc.'s sorry asses.