14 Arrested as Berkeley Protest Turns Violent

 

At least 14 people were arrested in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday as counter-protesters clashed with vastly outnumbered supporters of President Trump. 

Some of the 7,000 counter-protesters confronted a small group of "alt-right" protesters who had originally intended to gather for a "No to Marxism in America" rally that was called off two days earlier, the Daily Californian reports. 

Anti-fascist and anarchist protesters attacked when Joey Gibson of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer arrived with a handful of supporters, reports the Los Angeles Times. His group called off a "free speech" rally in San Francisco a day earlier amid plans for counter-protests, including one involving dog poop.

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