Coalition to March on the RNC supporters made a giant canvass banner to use during the Republican National Convention.
photo by Janelle Irwin
A nationwide coalition of political groups is expecting 5,000 protesters to march on the first day of the Republican National Convention one month from today. The march will begin in a park outside the area Tampa officials have established for parades.
A temporary ordinance approved by Tampa City Council establishes a parade route for large groups who want to march through the streets of Tampa. Jared Hamil is an organizer with the Coalition to March on the RNC. He said the group will use the parade route for their march, but it will begin about seven tenths of a mile away which could present problems with police. Read full story