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New wave of protests sweeps U.S.

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 01:19

There's been another day of demonstrations across the U.S to protest Donald Trump's presidential election victory. Paul Chapman reports.

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There's been a second day of protests across the United States in the wake of Donald Trump's election win. Many, like these demonstrators in Madison, Wisconsin, fear the property tycoon's triumph will deal a blow to civil rights. (SOUNDBITE)(English) YUSRA MURAD, PROTESTER, SAYING: "It's to send a message and the reality is that this is a man who is trying to silence as many groups as he can with one brushstroke." (SOUNDBITE)(English) MARISSA BODE, PROTESTER, SAYING: "He's insulted people like me with disabilities, different races, women, for him to be elected, it's just mindboggling," In Denver crowds estimated at around 3, 000 gathered in the grounds of state Capitol. Some staged a vocal march through the downtown district. Here in Chicago, in scenes repeated in other major cities, the reaction's been one of anger and fear for the future. Most of the protests have been relatively peaceful although there was violence and vandalism in Oakland and Portland. The Republican National Committee's urging the protesters to give Trump a chance. In a Tweet on Thursday Trump blamed the demonstrations on "professional protesters, incited by the media."

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New wave of protests sweeps U.S.

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 01:19