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Arrests, Assaults as Antifa Unleashes Violence on Peaceful Conservative Protesters in Berkeley

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Sunday, 10 people were arrested for “various violations” during what was meant to be a peaceful protest and counter-protest in Berkeley, California.

The Los Angeles Times reports “members of Antifa were seen involved in a number of violent scuffles.” According to KCRA, 3-people were detained because they violated the no-mask rule. Also, a woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a photographer, along with two other men who exchanged blows. The Los Angeles Times also reports Antifa protesters beat one man with a shield and another person wearing an American flag.

Thousands of people on both ends of the political spectrum went to the “Rally Against Hate,” where individuals who are opposed to President Donald Trump outnumbered those present in support of the commander-in-chief.

Based on social media accounts, the rally through the Martin Luther King, Jr., Civic Center Park started peacefully:

That’s when a protester, Karla Fonseca, denounced the Latino man holding a “God Bless Donald Trump” sign in the tweet above saying:

“You are an immigrant. You should be ashamed of yourself.”

The “peace rally” quickly erupted into violence when ANTIFA allegedly attacked a reporter and a photographer:

The Washington Post reports, “anti-rally protesters chanted slogans ‘No Trump. No KKK. No fascist USA’ and carried signs reading: ‘Berkeley Stands United Against Hate.’”

When the founder of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer Joey Gibson and his crew showed up, dozens of protestors pounced on him. Patriot Prayer made the choice to cancel their planned “Freedom Rally” in San Francisco’s Saturday because of safety concerns. Gibson announcing in a Facebook Live video:

“We’ve decided that tomorrow really seems like a setup. It doesn’t seem safe. A lot of people’s lives are going to be in danger tomorrow. The rhetoric from Nancy Pelosi, Mayor Lee, the media – all of these people are saying that we’re white supremacists, and it’s bringing in tons of extremists.”

San Francisco city leaders gave themselves a pat on the back for “shutting down free speech” in the area known as the birthplace of the free speech movement after Patriot Prayer’s announcement.

Breitbart News reporting:

“Mayor Ed Lee praised counter-demonstrators who had marched across the city, as well as those who marched near the designated site for the protest. ‘They made sure the themes of love and compassion dominated over hate speech,’ he said at City Hall, according to SFGate.com.”

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2 Comments

  1. Guy L Stephenson

    August 28, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    The evil Communist, Atheist, Globalist,George Soros and the Liberal (Communist) Democrat party spend vast amounts of money supporting and encouraging these Domestic Terrorists. If Tea Party members did this… can you imagine the fall-out? We have become a lawless society that promotes this garbage.

  2. June

    August 29, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    Ok.. Nuts not wanting any pictures… When you show up at an event like this you know there’s a good chance of getting your picture taken! You know there’s a chance of things getting violent. You know there’s a chance of you getting hurt or killed. THERE IS A CHANCE. I assume you have weighed all the options and the cause is important enough for you to take these and other chances. I do not feel sorry for ANY one who is hurt or killed.. or photographed…. at a protest. I don’t feel sorry for the gal that gor ran over in Chatlottesville. She wanted to be there. Now, a child or dog that had no choice in being there I do feel sorry for them. It hurts my heart. People who are going to Africa, Afganistan etc.. to work or as church missionaries I don’t feel sorry for them. Their motives are selfish!

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