Anyone who has ever driven through Harvard Square knows there is already enough traffic without professors blocking the street in a protest.

The College Fix reported:

More than thirty professors arrested during pro-DACA street protest

Nearly three dozen professors from Harvard and other universities were arrested yesterday during a street protest in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program.

In all, thirty-one professors were arrested “for blocking traffic…in protest of President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind an Obama-era program that gives legal protections to undocumented young people,” The Harvard Crimson reports.

The instructors were engaging in “a planned act of civil disobedience,” according to The Crimson, “forming a human chain and blocking traffic on [Massachusetts Avenue].” Local police forewarned the protesting faculty that they would be arrested if they did not move.

The professors face charges of “disturbing the peace,” and their bail was set at $40, according to a local police spokesman.


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