Portland, Oregon has been shut down amid ongoing violence by terror groups Antifa and BLM. On Wednesday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler extended the emergency declaration for an additional 24 hours.
Another riot was declared in Portland, Oregon as fires were lit outside businesses, including an Apple store.
A prominent Asian-American reporter commented on his decision to flee the U.S. due to threats by Antifa. Journalist and author Andy Ngo said he fled the U.S. due to an escalation of safety concerns.
Portland’s city council directed $6 million toward combating rising gun violence, however, none of it will be used to fund the police. The money will instead be put toward neighborhood community groups with $1.4 million of it to hire additional park rangers.
The Chief of Police in Portland, Oregon appears hesitant to support a new proposal to reduce shooting violence. On Wednesday, Chief Chuck Lovell said that gun violence prevention was a “complex issue” and that in order to combat the recent surge in reported incidents, the police department would need more support.
Democrat Oregon Gov. Kate Brown plans to use local law enforcement to conduct political repressions against Republican voters.