The well-dressed protester

  • comfortable, protective shoes that you can run in
  • clothing covering all your skin to protect from sun and pepper spray exposure.
  •  shatter-resistant eye protection (i.e. sunglasses, swim goggles, or gas mask)
  • bandana to cover nose and mouth soaked in water or vinegar, it can aid in breathing during chemical exposure
  • weather-related gear (i.e. rain gear, sun hat, winter clothing)
  • heavy-duty gloves if you plan to handle hot tear gas canisters
  • fresh clothes in plastic bag (in case yours get contaminated by chemical weapons)
  • a cap or a hat to protect you from the sun and from chemical weapons

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