Fargo Mayor Signs Order Allowing Weapons Ban Ahead of Expected Black Lives Matter Protest

Claude Vyomuugu raises a fist at Fargo police headquarters on May 30 during the Fargo Marches for George Floyd protest. C.S. Hagen / The Forum

MINOT, N.D. — As part of the preparations for an expected Black Lives Matter protest on Friday, June 19, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney has signed an order that, among other things, prohibits the carrying of weapons.

Among the justifications for the order is this passage in which the city claims to be aware of plans for some protesters to carry weapons

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