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Brooklyn Flag-Burning Protest

by Ana Rodriguez | Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The war of words at a flag-burning protest in Brooklyn on July 1, 2015, turned physical when one counter-demonstrator knocked an opposing demonstrator onto the ground and forcibly extinguished a burning American flag. A tense pursuit ended when a number of anti-NYPD protesters were chased from the park in an exchange that seemed on the verge of violence. Read the full story by Jon Campbell: Brooklyn Flag-Burning Protest Erupts in a Few Almost-Fights.

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