Protest over Christopher Columbus statue continues in Pueblo

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PUEBLO, Colo. — Protests continued in Pueblo on Sunday calling for the removal of the Christopher Columbus statue on Abriendo Ave.

Organizers of the protest previously told FOX21 they would gather every week until the statue is taken down.

12:00 p.m.

12:50 p.m.

Protest leaders are asking everyone to wear masks.

2:30 p.m.

Crews at the protest say there are no counter-protesters in attendance.

A week ago on July 12, one person was arrested for crossing the line that police set up to separate protesters from counter-protesters. At the protest on July 5, one person was arrested and multiple citations were issued.

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