Protest over Brett Kavanaugh nomination held in downtown Milwaukee

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Representatives from several groups protested outside Senator Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office on Tuesday afternoon, voicing their opposition to Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Johnson hasn’t said yet how he will vote on the nominee. > CBS 58 Milwaukee

Groups plan ad buys, Wisconsin rallies to stop Trump’s extremist Supreme Court nominee

The Alliance for Justice Action Campaign announced it has launched its first five-figure digital ad campaign urging the defeat of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Meanwhile, a host of organizations that advocate for women’s reproductive rights have scheduled three major rallies in Wisconsin on July 31. > Wisconsin Gazette

Organizers expect big turnouts Saturday for protests over Trump immigration policies


Twenty-one Wisconsin cities are expecting protesters to show up in big numbers Saturday to rail against President Trump’s immigration policies, most notably the “zero tolerance” order that led to border-crossing children being separated from their parents. Hundreds of “Families Belong Together” rallies are set for Saturday in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. > Appleton Post Crescent

Mass protest planned for Trump’s Foxconn groundbreaking appearance


With President Donald Trump expected to attend the June 28 groundbreaking ceremony for the $10 billion Foxconn plant, a coalition made up of nearly 40 organizations is planning a mass demonstration called “Operation: Shake the Ground!” to voice their numerous objections to the project. > Patch

Hundreds gather in Milwaukee to push for cannabis legalization


Hundreds gathered downtown Saturday for the eighth annual march to legalize cannabis in Wisconsin. Organizers and participants of the demonstration aim to spread awareness of the benefits of legalizing cannabis ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. > FOX 6 Milwaukee

Middle school students march for gun reform

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Some Wisconsin students again walked out of their classrooms Wednesday, calling for reform of America’s gun laws. This time the demonstration was among middle schoolers in Shorewood, where they marched for four miles from Shorewood Intermediate to Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s office in the Third Ward. > WDJT-TV Milwaukee

May Day demonstration in Waukesha attracts thousands in protest of immigration enforcement

Thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of Waukesha on Tuesday to protest plans by the Waukesha County Sheriff”s Office to participate in a program that grants it authority to enforce federal immigration laws. The demonstration was organized by the Milwaukee immigration rights group Voces de la Frontera > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel