Antifa demonstrators in Portland, Ore., threw smoke bombs, rocks, and other objects at police while they protested an event held by the group Patriot Prayer on Sunday.
A banner reading “more dead cops” was found Sunday afternoon hanging from an overpass on Route 9 near Albany, N.Y.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have been warning state and local authorities since early 2016 that the radical leftist movement known as “antifa” had become increasingly violent, describing its members as “anarchist extremists.”
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) denounced the radical leftist group “Antifa” and its violence in Berkeley, Calif. over the weekend.
Berkeley, Calif. Mayor Jesse Arreguin wants the University of California-Berkeley to cancel a “Free Speech Week” event that campus conservatives have planned, fearing more “mayhem” from “antifa” fighters.
New York magazine complained Monday about recent attacks on unarmed Trump supporters by Antifa, “anti-fascist,” assailants, but only because the attacks play into the right-wing narrative branding Antifa as the “real menace.”
A peaceful protest in Berkley, Calif. turned violent over the weekend after “Antifa” demonstrators attacked President Donald Trump supporters and organizers who initially scheduled, but later cancelled, an “anti-Marxist” rally.