🌱 Abortion Rally + Brownsville Officer Shot + Planned Parenthood NY

Happy Saturday, Brooklyn! I’m your host Patrick Murray right here with 5 contemporary tales to kick off your morning.

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Mostly sunny and heat with a excessive of 87 and a low of 71.

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Here are the highest tales in Brooklyn as we speak:

  1. Pro-choice advocates took to the streets final evening in protest of the choice of the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. The protest was organized to march on Washington Square Park at 6:30 p.m. The newest activist motion comes over a month from the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion in May, when hundreds of protestors marched on Manhattan’s Foley Square, and Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. (AMNY)
  2. An NYPD officer was injured in a Brownsville capturing on Thursday afternoon. The officer was driving his cruiser down Pitkin Avenue when the suspect opened hearth, placing the officer’s arm. The injured detective is predicted to make a full recovery whereas the suspect stays at giant. (Brooklyn Patch)
  3. Planned Parenthood of Greater New York has taken steps enhance the provision of abortion appointments and procedures within the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v. Wade. The New York chapter plans to implement an “abortion patient navigator” which can assist out-of-state sufferers journey to New York for an abortion. Abortion was legalized in New York in 1970, and the projections of Roe v. Wade had been codified into state legislation in 2019, that means abortions will stay authorized regardless of the choice being overturned. (Brooklyn Paper)
  4. On Thursday morning in Bath Beach, over a dozen vehicles had been crashed into by a person in a stolen rubbish truck. At roughly 4:30 a.m., Mario Casanova allegedly obtained behind the wheel of the truck and threatened the employee, earlier than continuing to hit 18 parked vehicles in a harmful pleasure journey. Casanova will face prices of theft and driving whereas intoxicated. (NBC New York)
  5. A 25-year-old driver was arrested after hitting two cops together with his automotive on Thursday night. Anjuwon Butcher was pulled over close to Empire Boulevard for not carrying a seatbelt, earlier than he drove into the officers. Butcher tried to flee on foot earlier than he was caught, whereas the officers had been handled for minor accidents at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. (Patch)

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Today in Brooklyn:

  • Mid-Summer Holi at TailGate Outdoor Sports Bar. (12 p.m.)
  • Bobby Oroza dwell at Brooklyn Made. (7 p.m.)
  • Live music at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. (7 p.m.)
  • Dance exhibits on the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center. (7:30 p.m.)

From my pocket book:

  • Don’t miss the ultimate weekend of Photoville on the Brooklyn Bridge Park. (Instagram)
  • Anna, a Ukrainian refugee, might be promoting handmade totes along with her daughter this weekend at Brooklyn Flea. (Instagram)
  • Los Bitchos rocked the Music Hall of Williamsburg (Instagram)
  • The Brooklyn Arts Council asserting THRIVE mentorship programs. (Facebook)
  • Sales have launched at 373 Palmetto St., Bushwick. (New York YIMBY)
  • Afropunk will return to Brooklyn in September. (Yahoo News)

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Patrick Murray

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