Minnesota Civil Disorder
This is a general Thread to Discuss civil strife in Minnesota where protests are causing clashes with authorities.
When riots happen in Minnesota how are they normally quelled?
Note: There are more specific Threads that detail crime, politics and terrorism for Minnesota - do search.
Police arrest 50 people in St. Paul, Minnesota, in a night of protests against the police shootings of two African-American men last week. Ref. CNN.
George Floyd death: Community is reeling after tense protests turn violent in Minneapolis, Memphis, Los Angeles. Grief and anger turned to violence Wednesday night as Minneapolis, and other cities, saw another day of protests following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who was pinned down by a white police officer who held his knee to Floyd's neck. Source 9b.
Minnesota governor 'fully mobilizing' National Guard; officials claim out-of-town protesters caused most damage. Gov. Tim Walz said Saturday he would be "Fully mobilizing" the National Guard after overnight protests that he said was no longer about the death of George Floyd but rather an "Attack" on civil society by people from outside the community. The mayors of the Twin Cities echoed the governor's claim that a majority of protesters were from outside Minnesota but did not immediately provide details. Ref. USAToday.