Unhinged protesters stormed Portland City Hall injuring a security guard by smashing him on the head repeatedly with a megaphone and scuffled with many others. Several arrests were made.
Antifa Democrats go crazy and it was all caught on video. If you would like to watch the profane filled video you can find it here.
Thank God we have a great Attorney General. Oh wait, that’s right, never mind.
My and @gordonrfriedman‘s report on the s***show at City Hall yesterday: Portland demonstrators protesting police brutality turn brutal themselves, clobber security guards. Mayor & city commissioners, meanwhile, hole up in conference room closed to public. https://t.co/bkRlxgYdQr
— Shane D. Kavanaugh (@shanedkavanaugh) August 9, 2018
A protest against police brutality itself turned violent Wednesday when activists attempted to storm Portland City Hall, clobbered one security guard and scuffled with several others.
It was the biggest disruption to a Portland City Council meeting in more than a year, but the Council did not address the substance of protesters’ ire: violent crowd control techniques used by police during a large counter-demonstration downtown Saturday.
Some of those who say they were injured by officers dressed in military gear and wielding batons or non-lethal munitions were on scene Wednesday, trying to speak with city officials.
One demonstrator, who was masked and wearing a baseball helmet, smashed a security guard over the head repeatedly with a megaphone. The guard was seen afterward clutching a bag of ice, a bruise beginning to form on his cheek.
City Hall security chief Dorothy Elmore said she was also struck by a protester, in the arm.
An unidentified man, bandana-clad and lying on the floor outside the mayor’s office, was detained and carried out of City Hall by his arms and legs. Cops also arrested Diane Keeauver, 67, said Sgt. Chris Burley, a Portland police spokesman.
Each face second-degree trespassing charges, Burley said.
The demonstration started on a less rowdy note. A few dozen protesters converged near City Hall’s east portico beginning around 9:30 a.m. to rail against police brutality after riot cops injured multiple people at Saturday’s downtown protests.
Among them were those who say they were physically harmed by officers as police attempted to clear the rally against the right-wing group Patriot Prayer.
“I should be home recovering from the pain and trauma I’m suffering. But I’m also suffering from complete outrage and powerlessness,” said Michelle Fawcett, who lives in Portland. More
Every single protesting should have been arrested. You have the right to protest, but you do not have the right to harass people like this. I would’ve laid out that guy who was holding the door. Just saying.
‘One demonstrator, who was masked and wearing a baseball helmet, smashed a security guard over the head repeatedly with a megaphone.’ https://t.co/CxrXgst8aX
— Casey Michel ???????? (@cjcmichel) August 8, 2018
I think the Portland politicians better pass some laws to stop this immediately! It’s only a matter of time before this horde of freaks & losers starts targeting you!https://t.co/EqtHMWlVJT
— ❌MAGABOT #NRA, #2A❌ (@ttocs35) August 9, 2018
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