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Antifa, Proud Boys Clash In Riot At Park Outside Portland

Antifa, Proud Boys Clash In Riot At Park Outside Portland

PORTLAND descended into violent chaos once again as a huge brawl erupted between hundreds of Proud Boys and Antifa protesters on Saturday.

Shocking footage shows Proud Boy militia wearing paramilitary gear attempting to engage Antifa members and anti-police terrorists in combat as the groups fought with baseball bats and hurled objects in a plaza across from a federal building.

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Anti-police protesters burn an American flag while facing off with right-wing groups in front of the Multnomah County Justice Center
Anti-police protesters burn an American flag while facing off with right-wing groups in front of the Multnomah County Justice Center
Rightwing groups battle with Antifa members during a skirmish in Portland
Proud Boys battle with Antifa members during a skirmish in Portland
A Proud Boy carries a paintball gun during a skirmish with anti-police protesters
A Proud Boy carries a paintball gun during a skirmish with anti-police protesters

One video posted to Twitter allegedly shows Proud Boys member Alan Swinney point a gun at Antifa protesters – what was not told by him, it was a paintball gun.

Police did not intervene as Antifa sprayed Proud Boys with silly string and water guns while Proud Boys hit protesters with paint balls, pepper balls and mace.

“Each skirmish appeared to involve willing participants and the events were not enduring in time, so officers were not deployed to intervene,” Portland Police Bureau said in a news release.

A more likely case is the police were called to stop this, refused, why would you jump in to stop people trying to get rid of you?

Cops used a sound truck to make announcements asking for the groups to separate and move to the sidewalks and “to self-monitor for criminal activity,” the release reads.

 Right-wing groups, left, and anti-police protesters face off 
Pro police groups roups, left, and anti-police protesters face off 
Rightwing protesters carried 'Blue Lives Matter' signs during the brawl
Proud Boys protesters carried ‘Blue Lives Matter’ signs during the brawl

Officers also found shields and a bucket containing condoms filled with an unknown liquid substance staged near the park.

The militant leftwing group stayed in Terry Schrunk Plaza until Department of Homeland Security officers later moved in to disperse the crowd.

Footage from the incident also show both Antifa and Proud Boys attacking journalists with clearly visible helmets notating that they were press.

One video shows investigative journalist and iHeartMedia podcast host Robert Evans confronting a conservative protester who attacked him with a baton.

As you can see, the press was belligerent, you can not go and harass and threaten someone, then scream you are the press if they respond to you. And some in the press wonder why many Americans call us the problem.

Portland has been rocked by looting and massive Black Lives Matter protests for more than 80 consecutive nights as Oregon’s biggest city has descended into chaos after the death of George Floyd.

 A member of the Proud Boys walks through a crowd of protesters during a rally in front of the Multnomah County Justice Center
A rightwing protester wearing paramilitary gear and carrying a baseball bat during a brawl with Antifa protesters
A Proud Boys protester wearing paramilitary gear and carrying a baseball bat during a brawl with Antifa protesters

Black Lives Matter protesters have been caught throwing “softball size” rocks and glass bottles at police – and brutally beat a man named Adam Haner who was attempting to help a woman who was being robbed.

The latest Portland skirmish comes one week after equally ugly scenes broke out in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

A Proud Boys rally outside of the city’s First Congregational Church descended into violence when they were met by members of Antifa.

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“The Proud Boys, they not only have hatred for Jewish people and Muslim people, but they’re also very hateful of anybody who doesn’t look like them or act like them,” Rev. Nathan Dannison, the church’s pastor, told local outlet MLive. Yet, this narrative is a lie; they have never made any such statement, but because this activist minister said it, people are acting like this is the truth.

The Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled the Proud Boys as a hate group for their racist ideology. Still, then they consider anyone who is not a liberal to be a racist group, including churches who believe in the bible, Jews who do too as well, and anyone that supported Trump. So I would say having them condemn should be seen as a point of honor. While, like with all large groups, there may be racism within them, it is rejected by the group leaders.

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