Angry drivers confront protesters on Lions Gate Bridge

Angry drivers confront protesters on Lions Gate Bridge

Drivers blocked by old growth protesters on Lions Gate Bridge Wednesday morning (June 22) got into an ugly altercation with protesters on the bridge deck. Drivers who had been prevented from crossing the bridge during rush hour around 7:30 a.m. got out of their cars and began giving two protesters who had parked a van across both lanes of traffic a piece of their minds. One man who said he was an “old growth logger” ripped a protest sign from the side of the van and shoved one of the protesters. “I’ve been in the logging trade all my life. You don’t know how the world works,” he said. One woman told protesters they weren’t helping win public sympathy with their actions. “You’re angering people," she said. “No one’s going …
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