Craig Futterman Speaks with CBS Chicago About CPD Preparations for Planned Protests at DNC

Clashes at recent protests in Chicago prompt First Amendment concerns for DNC in August

After Monday's protests in Chicago to shed light on the crisis in Gaza, in which led to the arrests of several protesters, concerns over security at the Democratic National Convention this August are rising.

Monday's protests, including the blocking of traffic on a road near O'Hare International Airport.

The confrontations with Chicago police on Monday led some activist groups to believe they are being targeted ahead of the DNC. The demonstrations are putting a spotlight on the rights of protestors and the plan local law enforcement will have in place come August.

The pro-Palestinian rally in Chicago's Loop on Monday was peaceful when CBS 2 cameras captured the scene, but it later turned chaotic as 14 people were arrested. It was the 33rd time the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine had hit the streets of downtown Chicago since the war in Gaza began.

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