Agents relied on Oregon's "red flag" law to take proactive measures to head off potential violence, The Oregonian reports.
For each member of the Proud Boys or other fascist groups that marched in Portland, counterprotesters pledged money to an Oregon immigrant rights group.
The group brawls with antifa under the guise of free speech. But video exposes its true intentions: violence and wasting public resources.
The conservative propaganda machine is trying to find acts of "antifa violence," to ascribe their own issues with white nationalism and extremism to the left.
The Manhattan district attorney says a "brutal act of political violence" by the right-wing extremist Proud Boys against antifa will not be tolerated.
Many had feared the rally in Portland would be the most violent fascist rally of the Trump era.
"Look at Trump's Twitter ... he's watching antifa. That's all we wanted," boasts former Infowars staffer and protest organizer Joe Biggs.
Police arrested at least 13 people at the Saturday rally.
The president made no mention of the far-right violence encouraged by the Proud Boys, the self-described "western chauvinists" who organized the event.
“Every one of them that shows up is raising money for a cause that they hate.”
Last year was the fourth-deadliest in the nation for right-wing extremist violence, according to data from the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism.
Officers manage to separate tense groups in dueling rallies.
The far-right gang reportedly fought with members of the Revolutionary Communist Party outside the White House on Thursday.
It's not a surprise a conservative writer was bloodied in a street brawl in Portland ― far-right extremists have been freely hosting skirmishes there for years.
Police say some "milkshakes" hurled in skirmishes included quick-drying cement.
Proud Boys, QAnon conspiracy theorists, Infowars fans and other assorted pro-Trump extremists descended upon Orlando Tuesday.
The extremist gang claims it’s just a pro-Trump “drinking club.” But chat logs leaked to HuffPost reveal they plan weaponry and tactics months ahead.
Ten Proud Boys were charged in connection to attacks outside a GOP event. Two took plea deals.
With the start of the new season, fans want to know what the team will do about the far-right extremists in their midst.