De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barred other demonstrations, religious gatherings and fined small businesses $1,000 for reopening. “I want to just say anyone who wants to protest, we’re going to protect your right...