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Anti-Trump protesters with guns outside RNC

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 01:35

Protesters against Donald Trump stand up to a man they perceive to be a ''bully'' by carrying guns outside the Republican National Convention in the open-carry state of Ohio. Gavino Garay reports.

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These protesters, wielding semi-automatic weapons, say they're against a man who also 'carries' -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Micah Naziri, legally carrying his gun in the 'open carry' state of Ohio, says he's not going to let Trump boss him around. Asserting his right to bear arms is his way of doing that. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MICAH NAZIRI, A PROTESTER OPPOSED TO PRESUMPTIVE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE, DONALD, SAYING: "I think he's a big bully, and I think what bullies need to be told is that there are people who will stand up to other bullies and they're not going to let them get away with that kind of thing without bullying the bully back. So, am I bullying Mr. Trump, you know, perhaps, but it's in response to him bullying." Trump has faced opposition from some delegates within his own party seeking to derail his nomination. It's a sentiment echoed by t-shirt vendor, Hashem. (SOUNDBITE) (English) A VENDOR OF 'NO TRUMP 16' SHIRTS, HASHEM, SAYING: "In November, I would like to see a third party candidate get voted into office. I'm not a big fan of Hillary, but I'm not a big fan of Trump either. And our goal here is to make sure that this guy doesn't get elected to the office above anything else." Ohio Governor John Kasich rejected a request from Cleveland's police union to ban the open carrying of guns near the Quicken Loans Arena. He said didn't have the power to circumvent the state's open-carry law... giving these protesters a voice against Trump that's not often seen, or heard.

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Anti-Trump protesters with guns outside RNC

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 01:35