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4. Even worse: it was an astroturfed coordinated protest.
Thu Apr 23, 2020, 02:34 PM
Apr 2020

Meridian woman arrested during protest after refusing to leave a closed playground

Forty-year-old Sara Brady asked to make sure her arrest was being recorded and said: "someone call Idaho Freedom Foundation right now and get them on the phone."

BOISE, Idaho — A 40-year-old Meridian woman was arrested on Tuesday after she and a large group of people went to a closed playground, refused to leave and Brady told an officer to arrest her. Brady's arrest quickly sparked another protest at Meridian City Hall.

Sara Brady was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and booked into the Ada County Jail at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. She has since been bailed out.

The arrested was captured on video during a Facebook live and has made its way around social media, with one of the videos getting over 15,000 reactions and 13,000 shares.

In this video posted to YouTube, Brady and a large group of parents and children are seen at the playground at Kleiner Park in Meridian, with police tape that signaled the park was closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic visible on the ground.


What a bunch of loud, whiny, nasal, privileged, nasty, ignorant womanbabies. Grow TF up, cow. CurtEastPoint Apr 2020 #1
Apparently, Karen is having second thoughts about motherhood. Luckily Coronavirus provides Squinch Apr 2020 #2
CPS should seriously be involved. LoveMyCali Apr 2020 #13
clicked the link. it was a staged protest by the Idaho Freedom Foundation IcyPeas Apr 2020 #3
And then there's this: demmiblue Apr 2020 #5
Even worse: it was an astroturfed coordinated protest. demmiblue Apr 2020 #4
I feel bad for the cops who have to deal with these idiots. The cops should be wearing PPE. Hassin Bin Sober Apr 2020 #10
The idiocy required to argue Cartaphelius Apr 2020 #6
That does not make the mom's look good. Plus it teaches their kids that laws do not matter. Tech Apr 2020 #7
Exactly! And I bet not a single child there has been vaccinated for anything. displacedtexan Apr 2020 #12
Bring in the paddy wagon Bev54 Apr 2020 #8
Those women were just looking for drama. I can't believe how patient he was smirkymonkey Apr 2020 #9
The officer showed great restraint Chainfire Apr 2020 #11
Should have smashed her head into the car bluecollar2 Apr 2020 #14
As Trump suggested lame54 Apr 2020 #22
Exactly...n/t... bluecollar2 Apr 2020 #25
Bringing a homeless person point of view into it... Lady Freedom Returns Apr 2020 #15
The Idaho Freedom Foundation has $$$ ties to the Kochs, DeVos, Coors & Walton families; & BIG corps. VOX Apr 2020 #16
Wow -- thanks for compiling this information, VOX. crickets Apr 2020 #21
Rightwing Crisis Protesters sop Apr 2020 #17
That woman in black shirt and striped wrap around is as dumb as a box of rocks. Goodheart Apr 2020 #18
I, too, want the officer's name and badge number. Goodheart Apr 2020 #19
Good Call ProfessorGAC Apr 2020 #20
After he cuffed one wrist... lame54 Apr 2020 #23
Bluffing A Cop Into Arresting You ProfessorGAC Apr 2020 #24
Ah, this was an organized "Playdate Protest"... not surprised. Alex4Martinez Apr 2020 #26
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