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Charges dropped for topless protesters at Sanders NV rally

Added 03-27-20 09:22:02pm EST - “Criminal charges have been dropped in Nevada against three topless protesters who were arrested at a rally for Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders in Carson City in February.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Charges dropped for topless protesters at Sanders NV rally”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Criminal charges have been dropped in Nevada against three topless protesters who were arrested at a rally for Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders in Carson City in February.

The three animal-protection activists from California were arrested Feb. 16 for gross misdemeanor indecent exposure after they took the stage while the Vermont senator was speaking and denounced the dairy industry, according to KOLO-TV.

Rachel Ziegler, 27, and Carla Cabral, 48, both of Oakland, Calif., and Audrey Rees, 19, of San Diego were booked into the jail on $2,500 bail, but later released. They are affiliated with the San Francisco-based activist group, Direct Action Everywhere, which issued a news release this week publicizing the dropping of the charges.

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Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury confirmed in an email to The Associated Press on Friday none will be prosecuted.

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