Hundreds protest in Berkeley against hate


Tons of protest in Berkeley towards hate

Supporters of President Donald Trump have been largely outnumbered Sunday by counter protesters


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WEBVTT G THATANNOUNCEMENT LATE THIS AFTERNOONON FACEBOOK.KCRA three’S LISA GONZALES JOINS USLIVE WITH MORE ON THE DECISION,AND WHAT WE CAN EXPECT FORTOMORROW.rtEDIE: — LISA: THIS WAS BEINGBILLED AS A FREE SPEECH RALLY,BUT WAS EXPECTED TO COUNTERrtPROTESTERS.MANY ACCUSING THE GROUP OF BEINGPART OF THE ALT-RIGHT MOVEMENT.THE GROUP SAYS THAT IS AMISCONCEPTION, AND ONE OF THEREASONS THEY DECIDED TO CALL THEWHOLE THING OFF.WE WERE AT CRISSY FIELD IN SANrtFRANCISCO TODAY, LOOKING ATSECURITY MEASURES BEING PUT INPLACE FOR THE RALLCHAIN LINK FENCES UP TO SEPARATErtPROTESTERS AND PREVENT VIOLENCE,POLICE SAYING THEIR JOB WAS TOKEEP BOTH SIDES SAFE.THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICEAPPROVED THE PATRIOT PRAYER’SPERMIT EARLIER THIS WEEK, BUTCITY LEADERS WERE WORRIED ABOUTPOSSIBLE VIOLErtNCE IN THE WAKE OFPROTESTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE,VIRGINIA.THE LEADER OF THE PATRIOT PRAYERGROUP SAYS HE IS ALSO CONCERNEDABOUT SAFETY.rtHE THINKS THE WAY THE EVENT WASTALKED ABOUT BY POLICE AND THEMEDIA WOULD HAVE MADE THE GROUPA TARGET.>>rt AFTER SEVERAL CONVERSATIONSWITH THE POLICE IN UNDERSTANDINGTHE SITUATION AND WHAT IS GOINGON, WE HAVE DECIDED THATTOMORRrtOW SEEMS LIKE A SETUP.IT DOES NOT SEEM SAFE, A LOT OFPEOPLE’S LIVES WILL BE INDANGER.rtTHE RHETORIC FROM NANCY PELOSI,THE MEDIA, ALL OF THESE PEOPLESAYING WE ARE WHITE SUPREMACISTS, IT IS BRINGING IN TONS OFEXTREMIST.rtIT SEEMS LIKE A SETUP, SO WE’REGOING TO TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TONOT FALL INTO THE TRAP, WE’RENOT GOING TO GO DOWN THERE,YOU’RE NOT GOING TO HAVE A RALLYAT CRISSrtY FIELD.LISA: THE GROUP SAYS IT WILLHOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE TOMORROWIN PLACE OF THE RALLY, THAT’S ATALAMO SQUARE, WELL OUTSIDE THESECURE PERIMETER THE CITY HASBEEN WORKING TO ESTArtBLISH.IF YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH SANFRANCISCO, ALAMO SQUARE IS INTHE HEART OF THE CITY NEAR THOSEFAMOUS MULTI-COLORED VICTORIANHOMES CALLED THE PrtAINTED LADIES.WE SPOKE TODAY TO PEOPLE ABOUTTHE POLITICAL CLIMATE IN OURCOUNTRY RIGHT NOW.>> I’M AFRAID THAT EVERYBODYrtWANTS TO BE HEARD, THERE AREDIFFERENT SIDES THAT WANT TO BEHEARD AND WE ARE NOT SURE HOW TODO THAT PROPERLY AND TO DO ITWITHOUT VIOLENCE.rtAND I THINK THAT’S A REALLYSCARY…



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