Local Man Planning Protest To Disrupt Canonsburg Fourth Of July Parade

pittsburgh.cbslocal.com | 7/2/2019 | Staff
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CANONSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — A protest is planned for one of the area’s biggest Fourth of July events.

Participants are pulling out of the annual Canonsburg Fourth of July Parade, fearing the planned protest.

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“We’re going to shut it down,” Trey Willis Sr. said on his Facebook Live video discussing the protest.

Willis Sr. told KDKA that the demonstration will remain peaceful, but protesters want their voices heard. He expects 100-200 people will join him in protest on the morning of the parade.

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“We’re intending to just shed light on the practices coming out of the district attorney’s office,” Willis Sr. said. “The failure to represent certain victims of violent crimes that come from a certain demographic.”

Willis Sr. would not offer specifics on how he plans to shut the parade down.

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“That’s something that the public will just have to wait and see,” Willis said. “We have to be strategic in our...
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