Statement on Hamas Sympathizers Protesting, Blocking Traffic in Durham

Raleigh, N.C. — Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) released the following statement about the protest in Durham that shut down traffic on N.C. Highway 147 for hours on Thursday:

“Allowing protesters to take over a state highway and block people from picking up their children, going home to their families, or heading to work for hours is an abject failure of the most basic function of government — to provide for law and order. The Cooper administration and the City of Durham’s decision to coddle Hamas sympathizers at the expense of the daily lives and plans of hundreds of law-abiding citizens is a dereliction of their primary duty to North Carolinians.”


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