Pro-life activist tweets he was beaten up by men wearing Antifa-style clothing

A publically known pro-life activist has said he was beaten up by a group of Portland rioters wearing Antifa-style “black bloc” clothing, the Christian Post reports. Tayler Hansen, who founded the “Baby Lives Matter” movement, tweeted on Wednesday that he had been attacked in Portland the night before during the ongoing unrest in the city.

U.S. Justice Department Monitoring Antifa Over Escalating Violence

U.S. Attorney General William Barr has confirmed that the Justice Department monitors the protest movement Antifa amid concerns about escalating violence across the nation. “I’ve talked to every police chief in every city where there has been major violence. And they all have identified Antifa as the ramrod for the violence,” Barr told U.S. broadcaster CNN.

Federal agencies launch investigation into “left-wing” unrest in Democrat-run cities

President Donald Trump announced Monday that the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice are starting a joint investigation into what the president called “left-wing civil unrest” in “Democrat-run cities,” VOA News reports. Trump added that over 200 people have now been arrested by federal agencies, including 100 in Portland, Oregon alone.

Trump: US Will Designate Antifa as Domestic Terrorists

Declaring on Saturday that the Antifa movement is responsible for recent widespread violence and rioting in America, President Trump announced the US will designate the organization as terrorists, Fox News reports. A loose affiliation of groups based mostly in left-wing US cities, Antifa is a far-left militant movement whose protest tactics against those it considers fascist, racist, or far-right-wing include threats, property destruction, physical violence, and harassment.

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests

Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups– some of which have been decried as white nationalists and white supremacists– and so-called anti-fascists, who have violently opposed these right-wing demonstrators.

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