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Rhode Island state Senate candidate suspends campaign after video shows him hitting opponent at protest

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A Republican candidate for Rhode Island state Senate suspended his campaign on Saturday after a video was posted that appeared to show him hitting an opposing candidate at a protest in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
1 month ago·Providence, United States

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Off-duty U.S. officer charged with assault at abortion rights protest in Rhode Island - National

The chair of the progressive Rhode Island Political Cooperative Jennifer Rourke said she had been punched in the face at least twice by off-duty police officer Jeann Lugo.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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Washington Times

Officer suspended for off-duty actions at abortion protest

A Rhode Island police officer accused of punching a woman at an abortion protest while he was off-duty was suspended from his job with pay Saturday while the Providence Police Department conducts a criminal investigation into his actions.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Rhode Island police officer charged after alleged assault at abortion protest

A Rhode Island police officer vying for a state senate seat was charged with assault Saturday after allegedly punching his opponent during an abortion rally.

1 month ago·United States
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CNN

Off-duty officer who was running for Rhode Island state Senate facing charges for allegedly punching political rival at abortion-rights rally

Rhode Island Democratic state Senate candidate Jennifer Rourke was punched in the face by her GOP opponent -- a police officer who was off-duty -- during an abortion rights rally at the State House in Providence Friday night, Rourke told CNN in a statement.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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Officer suspended for off-duty actions at abortion protest

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police officer accused of punching a woman at an abortion protest while he was off-duty was suspended from his job with pay Saturday while the Providence Police Department conducts a criminal investigation into his actions.

1 month ago·United States
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Sydney Morning Herald

Off-duty officer charged with assault at abortion protest

A cop running for state senate unleashed on his female opponent, punching her "at least twice".

1 month ago·Sydney, Australia
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