Protests and Demonstrations

CABQ paying out thousands to New Mexico Civil Guard

71 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Albuquerque (CABQ) is paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars. It will go to a militia group that showed up armed with rifles to a protest in 2020.

FBI arrests man in Chama for Jan. 6 Capitol Breach charges

43 Views  Â CHAMA, N.M. (KRQE) – The effort to identify and charge individuals involved in the January 6 breech at the U.S. Capitol has led law enforcement to Chama. Now Rockne Earles, 62, faces felony charges for his alleged involvement.

Protesters call for equitable abortion access in New Mexico

85 Views  Â On Sunday, Jan. 22, dozens gathered outside of the University of New Mexico bookstore to call for reproductive justice on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that established a constitutional right to an abortion under the privacy clause that was subsequently reversed in

Protesters injured after riot police arrive at nonviolent protest

182 Views  Â On Thursday, Oct. 20th, nonviolent protesters gathered outside the Student Union Building at The University of New Mexico to protest the Turning Point USA and Students for Life-sponsored speaking event “How Men Can Fight Fight For Life.” Riot police affiliated with the New Mexico State Police were eventually

UNM responds to protest against Tomi Lahren presence on campus

214 Views  Â â€˜I felt safer with the protestors than I ever would in a room full of Turning Point-aligned individuals’ Since protesters gathered at the Student Union Building on Sept. 15, the University of New Mexico has released a statement condemning actions made that night that caused  speaker Tomi Lahren to leave

Students of color denied entry at Turning Point event at UNM

292 Views  Â UNM students unite in protest against Tomi Lahren event on campus Multiple students of color were denied entry at the Turning Point USA-sponsored “Talking With Tomi” event at the University of New Mexico Student Union Building’s Ballroom B on Thursday, Sept. 15. Students who were denied entry did

‘Viewpoint discrimination’ case may head to Supreme Court

438 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming that New Mexico county commissioner and Cowboys for Trump cofounder Couy Griffin engaged in “viewpoint” discrimination could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a test-case for free speech rights on social media platforms.

Official guilty of illegally entering Capitol grounds Jan. 6

242 Views  Â WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has convicted an elected official from New Mexico of illegally entering restricted U.S. Capitol grounds but acquitted him of engaging in disorderly conduct during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential election victory. U.S. District Court Judge Trevor McFadden