Silent Protest at the Capitol | Jan. 30, 2017

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Co-organizer Dan Kirkwood adjusts his liberty hat during a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries. Kirkwood said, "I woke up Saturday to the news and thought this was a line that had been crossed. We are better than this, we're brave and we are not afraid. We think what makes America special is we welcome people."

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Marc Wheeler and Aurah Landau hold a silent protest with about 100 Juneau residents in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Co-organizer Dan Kirkwood thanks about 100 Juneau residents who turned out for a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries. Kirkwood said, "I woke up Saturday to the news and thought this was a line that had been crossed. We are better than this, we're brave and we are not afraid. We think what makes America special is we welcome people."

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Emily Walker stands with 100 other Juneau residents during a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Co-organizer Jill Weitz receives a hug after a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Co-organizer Dan Kirkwood collects signatures from about 100 Juneau residents who turned out for a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries. Kirkwood said, "I woke up Saturday to the news and thought this was a line that had been crossed. We are better than this, we're brave and we are not afraid. We think what makes America special is we welcome people."

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About 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott steps views about 100 Juneau residents hold a silent protest in front of the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in objection to President Donald Trump Friday executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.

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Just under 100 Juneau residents gathered in a silent protest Monday, thanks to a conversation over beer at Louie’s Douglas Inn. Read the story here: http://juneauempire.com/state/local/2017-01-30/alaska-voices-are-raised-...

All photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire

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