Protesters, Counter-protesters Square Off At ‘March Against Sharia’
Protesters, counter-protesters square off at ‘March Against Sharia’
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A “March Against Sharia” event that took place in dozens of cities across the country drew protesters and counter-protesters outside the statehouse Saturday.
Protesters said they were denouncing Sharia law and promoting human rights, while anti-protesters showed up to say refugees are welcome and denounce what they call hate. That all created heated moments, with police having to step in the middle at one point.
The marches were hosted by the group Act for America. It said Sharia law runs contrary to basic human rights. Protesters in downtown Indianapolis said …