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Rioters Attack Car With Dog Inside, Allegedly Assault Gay Man, Destroy Businesses
PORTLAND, OR - SEPTEMBER 19: A tear gas canister fired by federal officers burns under a parked car during a protest at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center early in the morning on September 19, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Protests against police brutality and racial injustice resumed Friday, after activists called for a pause in response to hazardous air quality from nearby wildfire smoke.
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Violent rioters, identified by journalists as allegedly being far-left Antifa, attacked a car with a dog inside on Saturday in what was just one of a number of violent acts carried out by the fringe activists.

Journalist Andy Ngo, who recently testified in front of the U.S. Senate on Antifa, wrote that the attack happened in Philadelphia: “Antifa black bloc militants smash up a car that has a dog in the back. Far-left rioters gathered today to oppose a right-wing event at Clark Park.”

Journalist Elijah Schaffer, who appeared to be the one who recorded the video, added the following context: “Antifa mistakingly attacks an Anti-Trump protester calling him a Nazi. Destroys his car while he tried to escape after he tried to assault content creator @realJamesKlug w/ a bar. A dog is in the back, clearly terrified, & barks as black bloc smashes his windows.”

Journalist Drew Hernandez, who was reporting from Washington, D.C., highlighted a different incident that unfolded.

“A DC BLM activist physically assaults a gay man by hitting him in the face with her megaphone,” Hernandez wrote. “Antifa militants then trespass the front yard of his friend they are having a get together on and begin to lay hands on him.”

“DC BLM and Antifa descended upon a gay neighborhood tonight and began to intimidate and harass multiple gay people,” Hernandez continued, “Including a man with his puppy accusing him of ‘physically assaulting’ them and for not wearing a mask.”

Hernandez documented another alleged incident, writing: “A BLM activist can be seen getting extremely aggressive with the gay man to the point of threatening him by saying: ‘You are mother f*cking lucky’ because the gay man’s accomplice escorted him away.”

There were a number of reported instances of the far-left rioters intimidating journalists and forcing them into leaving the scene.

The extremists attacked businesses in Portland, causing damage to buildings, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

“Attorney General William Barr reportedly told U.S. federal prosecutors during a conference call last week that they needed to be aggressive in charging the violent rioters terrorizing American cities, adding that prosecutors should consider going after them for plotting to overthrow the U.S. government,” The Daily Wire reported. “The conference call comes as the U.S. is just weeks away from the upcoming November elections, which Barr warned could spark even more violent riots than the ones that have already caused billions of dollars in damage.”

A recently leaked email from a top DHS official said that the department had  “overwhelming intelligence” that the extremist violence in Portland was “organized” by individuals with an ideology categorized as “Violent Antifa Anarchist Inspired” (VAAI).

The Daily Wire added: “One step that the feds have taken to get around local leftist prosecutors who are dropping many of the charges against those charged during the violent riots was deputizing police in Oregon so that federal charges could be sought against those who might escape local charges.”

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