In the land of the Free?
Published time: August 19, 2014 08:20
Edited time: August 19, 2014 13:05
Confrontation resumed on Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, as police used tear gas to disperse protesters. Live ammo was shot in the altercation, with two people injured. Thirty-one people, including a journalist were arrested.
Protests over the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 9 by a police officer continued into their ninth day. Police were telling people not to congregate unless they were in protest-designated areas, a policy needed to protect Ferguson from a “criminal element,” it was explained.
“We are not going to let groups congregate and build into larger groups because that’s what causes problems,” Captain Ron Johnson, who…
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