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Sanders interrupted by anti-dairy industry protesters during Nevada rally


Added 02-16-20 05:57:02pm EST - “Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was interrupted by anti-dairy industry protesters at a presidential campaign rally in Nevada on Sunday.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Sanders interrupted by anti-dairy industry protesters during Nevada rally”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats redefine center as theirs collapses Speculation swirls around whether Bloomberg will make Las Vegas debate stage Pelosi: 'I'm not counting Joe Biden out' MORE (I-Vt.) was interrupted by anti-dairy industry protesters at a presidential campaign rally in Nevada on Sunday. 

“Bernie I’m your biggest supporter and I’m here to ask you to stop propping up the dairy industry and stop propping up animal agriculture,” one protester, Priya Sawhney, said after taking the microphone from Sanders. 

Bernie supporter pleads to #LetDairyDie in his rally live stream! Gets in a few sentences before audio is cut, & the banners from the rest of the group are visible for quite a while before the video feed is itself cut. Thank you for such a brave action @priyadxe27 @DxEverywhere!! pic.twitter.com/tyVFsFEUoJ

Three other topless women also crashed the stage with the words “let dairy die” written on their chests, before pouring milk cartons full of fake blood on themselves. The women who were topless were arrested for indecent exposure and are held on $2,500 bond each, according to Direct Action Everywhere. 

“If Bernie truly cares about justice, he will stop propping up the dairy industry, which relies on the abuse of female cows,” Sawhney said in a statement shared by Direct Action Everywhere. 

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