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Protesters Demonstrate at VP Mike Pence's NASA Speech in Mountain View, CA
by Protest Reporting
Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
Vice-President Mike Pence gave a speech at NASA Ames Research facility on November 14 following a brief fundraising trip to California. The same day there was a school shooting in Santa Clarita. Demonstrators did not hesitate to point out that Pence is an adamant supporter of the National Rifle Association.
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[photos by Marie-Rose Ramboz, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer.]

About 100 NASA Ames employees were selected to hear a speech by Vice-President Pence at Moffett Airfield in Mountain View, California last week, but not everyone was thrilled with his visit. Protesters staged a striking red, white and black demonstration outside the NASA research facility.

Groups Vigil for Democracy, Resistance SF, and Refuse Fascism Bay Area were joined by the Raging Grannies who substituted their usual colorful "Granny wear" for more somber costumes.

Grannies in black portrayed mourners in street theater staged in the middle of the intersection in front of the Moffett Field gates. Protesters in white provided the shock element in the dramatic performance ...they wore realistic looking fake blood splashed on their crotches. The die-in portrayed victims of back-alley abortions. They were joined by handmaidens in red capes and white bonnets.

While the major goal of the demonstration was to draw public attention to the Vice-President's misogynistic/homophobic agenda, a school shooting in Southern California the same morning prompted demonstrators to call out during the die-in that Pence has strong NRA ties.

§Red. White. Black.
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Police, Secret Service
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Red Fuck Trump T-shirts
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Guns Do Kill
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Grannies in Black
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Police Motorcycles
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Crotch Shot
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§NASA Ames
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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Some of the demonstrators out in front of NASA Ames sign
§Whose streets? Our streets!
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Faces of Immigrant Children Killed in Detention
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Red, White, Black, Orange
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§Marching Back and Forth in the Intersection
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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§In the street
by Protest Report Sunday Nov 17th, 2019 1:43 PM
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