The opening day of the Republican National Convention also featured a concert and protest by Prophets of Rage, a ‘supergroup’ featuring members of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill and Rage Against the Machine.
“I don’t care if it’s constitutional or not at this point. They can fight about it after the RNC, or they can lift it after the RNC, but I want him to absolutely outlaw open-carry in Cuyahoga County until this RNC is over.”
With fears of impending violence mounting on the eve of the Republican National Convention, the head of Cleveland’s largest police union called for Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily ban the open carrying of guns as crowds of protesters and politicians arrived in town before the Republican National Convention. Stephen Loomis, president of