🦄 Community, Social Control

July 4th Abortion Protests in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court rulings against the right to abortion and the environment, Unicorn Riot is streaming demonstrations in America’s capitol city.

Local officials in the District are preparing for a surge in demand for abortions following the…

🦄 Social Control

Leaked U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Draft Decision Incites Protests

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday evening, Politico published a leaked draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case they heard on December 1, 2021 concerning whether all pre-viability prohibitions on abortion are unconstitutional. The leaked draft states: “We hold that Roe and Casey must…

🦄 Direct Action

Protesters Swarm DC, Demand End to Climate Inaction

Washington, DC – The morning of Monday, September 23, traffic across DC was brought to a standstill as roving groups of protesters blocked dozens of intersections. The decentralized, swarm-style direct action was called by the coalition ‘Shut Down DC‘, and sought to force political elites…

🦄 Eco

Youth March for Climate Action in US Capitol

Washington, DC – Thousands have converged in the United States capitol today in a massive demonstration demanding decisive action to address climate change.

We were live for the action:

Many students have skipped school to attend as part of the international youth-led “Fridays for the…

🦄 Direct Action, J20

Federal Prosecutors Drop Eight More Trump Inauguration Protest Cases

Washington, DC – Today eight more cases were dropped in the felony dragnet prosecution of protesters mass-arrested during President Trump’s inauguration on January 20th, 2017. Legal motions filed by prosecutors on Wednesday, June 13th, sought to dismiss cases against six defendants who had been scheduled…

🦄 J20

Jury Finds Six #J20 Defendants “Not Guilty” on All Charges

Washington, DC – A jury in D.C. has found six J20 defendants not guilty on all charges, a major defeat for federal prosecutors in the first full trial. 188 individuals still face trial for participating in the inauguration-day protests against Trump in Washington, D.C. So…

🦄 Direct Action, J20

J20 Indictment Challenged in Motions Hearing; One Count Dismissed

Washington, DC – A long-awaited motions hearing took place on Thursday, July 28 in the case of the 197 people facing 75-80 years in prison after being mass arrested in the vicinity of the anti-capitalist, anti-fascist ‘black bloc’ protest march during Donald Trump’s inauguration as…