Clash between Patriot Prayer, Antifa members prompts police crackdown

Patriot Prayer supporters march in Portland, Ore., June 30, 2018.  (Associated Press) A “freedom rally” in Portland, Ore., coordinated by the right-wing group Patriot Prayer was cut short Saturday after some of its supporters clashed with anti-fascist (antifa) counter-protesters. The… Continue Reading

Man killed by police was US Navy vet trying to break up fight, reports say

Witnesses say Jason E. Washington, 45, of Portland, Ore., was fatally shot by Portland State University police late Friday.  (Facebook) A man fatally shot outside a sports bar by Portland State University campus police Friday night was a U.S. Navy… Continue Reading

Dem lawmakers visit ICE detainees in Oregon, say ‘outrageous’ border policy makes ‘zero sense’

Democrat lawmakers from Oregon who visited with immigrant detainees on Saturday leveled harsh criticism at the Justice Department’s “zero tolerance” border policy, saying it makes “zero sense and shows zero understanding of American values.” Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden,… Continue Reading