Two of the Palestinian supporters who invaded Senator Al Franken's campaign office on July 30, 2014, spoke about their arrest after they had refused police orders to leave the premises. A larger group about 350 rallied outside the building to object to the senator's stance on the Israeli invasion of Gaza. (Previous story here: theuptake.org/2014/08/01/palestine-supporters-confront-sen-franken-in-tense-phone-call/)
Police arrested the remaining 15 and they were taken to Ramsey County Jail, ticketed for trespass and released.
The women described the process as almost routine in the day of the life of peace activists.
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