Chicago Officials Concerned About Violence at DNC Convention

Officials in Chicago are concerned about potential violence at the upcoming Democratic National Convention despite spending $75 million in taxpayer-funded money for security, reported the Daily Caller.

Demonstrators are planning on major protests at the event in August, with over 70 organizations joining a coalition called “March on the DNC” to protest President Joe Biden for being “complicit in the genocide” of Palestinians, a spokesperson told Time.

“Individuals are not coming here to peacefully protest. They’re coming here so that they can take home the badge of honor being pelted by a police officer’s weapon or some sort of mark of shame to take home and say, Look, this is my bruise. This is my broken arm. This is my cracked head from Chicago because I was there fighting and leading the resistance,” Democratic Chicago Alderman Raymond Lopez told the Daily Caller.

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