Editorial: Don’t undermine Aurora public meetings by hiding — arrest illegal disrupters

Aurora Sentinel: The Aurora City Council has a serious problem that’s easy to remedy, it’s just not a pretty solution.

For weeks, city council meetings have been disrupted by activists who show up en masse, verbally abuse city lawmakers and especially Mayor Bob LeGare. They hijack the meetings with profanity, vulgarities, chanting and a wide range of bullying tactics.

It’s untenable and undermines the legitimate concerns about serious problems in the Aurora police department.

Most of the recent protests have focused on the death of Elijah McClain. After an encounter with Aurora Police in August, McClain had heart failure and later died.

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