Mall of America sends Black Lives Matter a message that’ll have everyday shoppers cheering

Mall of America sends Black Lives Matter a message that’ll have everyday shoppers cheering
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Since the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, the Black Lives Matter movement has done a lot of controversial things to draw attention to itself.

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And now the U.S.’s largest mall, the Mall of America, has decided to take legal action to prevent the group from protesting during one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Kare 11 reported that:

The Mall of America has filed for a restraining order against leaders of Black Lives Matter (BLM) in an attempt to head off a protest scheduled for one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

The legal documents, filed in Hennepin County Court, name BLM leaders Michael McDowell, Miski Noor, Lena Gardner, Kandace Montgomery and four others named only as John Does 1 through 4 as defendants. The request for the temporary restraining order says BLM has been using its Facebook and Twitter pages to promote a demonstration at the Mall of America’s East Rotunda at 1 p.m. on December 23, 2015.

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