Protesters from both sides continually shouted chants and epithets at each other, as tempers flared and occasional shoving matches broke out, though police managed to keep the two groups mostly separated and peaceful.
"There will be a robust law enforcement presence due to online threats of violence between different groups", the Portland Police wrote in a statement in the days ahead of the rallies. CNN crews on the scene observed that most of the arrests were concentrated in the area of counterdemonstrators.
At a recent court hearing, Christian ranted about free speech and patriotism.
"I'm calling on everyone to please, do everything you can to be positive", he said.
Don't Shoot Portland has announced that it is holding a free barbecue Sunday at 1 p.m.at Dawson Park in North Portland, called "Black is handsome and Our Voices Matter".
"He came, and was causing problems for everyone and we eventually kicked him out", Gibson said.
Sunday's rally - in an outdoor plaza sandwiched between City Hall and the jail where Christian is being held - provided a vivid illustration of the city's divisions.
In the center of it all, at the rally, an assembly of right-wing groups including American Freedom M/C, Patriot Prayer, the III Percenters and Oath Keepers gathered, many of them vowing to defend free speech.
"The goal is to keep everybody separated, respect First Amendment rights for everybody to speak their piece", the mayor told KOIN 6 News. Federal officials said there was "no basis" to revoke the permit on federal land, Fox 12 added.
Trump rally organizers also rebuffed Wheeler's pleas to cancel their demonstration, leading several opposition groups to issue calls on social media for counter-protests and setting the stage for a possible confrontation.
Joey Gibson, an activist with the pro-Trump group Patriot Prayer, told local media he had arranged for private security to accompany his supporters on Sunday amid fears of violence. It was about taking a stand for President Trump and free speech in a liberal part of the country.
Anti-facists have become a recurring presence at events testing the limits of free speech. "There have been talks of the oathbreakers and other militia groups showing up". A pro-Donald Trump free speech rally had been previously planned by a conservative group.
On the left, where the crowds vastly outnumbered the pro-Trump numbers, protestors carried signs supporting gay rights, immigrant rights and Black Lives Matter.
Across the street, Trump supporters waved "Make America Great Again" signs and wore the corresponding red hats.
Officers arrested four people from that crowd, but they released all others after checking people's identification. Others threw multiple large water bottles, sticks and other projectiles at the truck, which then sped away. Another wearing a "Police Lives Matter" T-shirt said she wanted to "reverse the lies" surrounding Trump supporters. They're chanting "love, not hate".
Both April and March figures were reduced: April's was cut to 174,000 from 211,000, while March was revised to 50,000 from 79,000. Plus, Lululemon stock swings higher; the Apple supplier headed to new highs; and the retail stock slumping to new lows.
With a crushing defeat behind them, the Cavs will attempt to even the series when the game tips off at 8:00 PM ET on ABC tonight. Steve Kerr was back on the bench for the Warriors in this one, which was great to see and gave the Warriors and emotional boost.
The Adviser urged the worldwide community to call upon India to immediately stop the "ruthless killing of defenceless Kashmiris". Kashmiri resistance leader Yasin Malik , chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, visited the family on Saturday.
White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday, saying it had been an honor to serve Trump. Kushner enjoys a level of trust with his father-in-law that eludes most top White House aides, one person close to Trump said.
And now I know his game a lot, but I need to be in good shape and physically be stronger if we play a long match, long rallies. The world No 1 came through an absorbing contest on a sweltering Court Suzanne Lenglen 6-7 (3-7 ) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3).
Every president since 1995 has signed the waiver leaving the embassy in Tel Aviv, as stipulated in the Jerusalem Embassy Act . At the same time , a lasting peace deal with the Palestinians remains a fantasy of American presidents and diplomats.
In the run-up to the final, it sounded like Juventus were favourites and were playing a team who'd reached the final by chance. We pressed a lot more and physically we won the game there too, so I'm very happy".
The weather should be mostly dry during the morning hours with rain and thunderstorms developing during the afternoon/evening. So if you are thinking of trying to plan outdoor activities this weekend, Saturday looks to be the day to set them up.
Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong
Ananya, of Fresno, California , won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after numerous rounds against Rohan Rajeev . Vinay said she has two plans for her prize money: sharing it with her younger brother and putting it into her college account.
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks
Over time, the "Pirates" franchise has become more reliant on overseas ticket sales, and that's certainly the case this time out. First, Alien: Covenant , according to Mojo's chart, lost almost 71 percent in grosses from its opening last weekend.
Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012
That may sound ideal to a tennis-loving bachelor, but as Andy Murray will tell you, it can take its toll on a family man. That will be against Juan Martin Del Potro , who rather than a horror show found himself caught up in a real "weepie".
Police dashboard video shows disoriented Woods
Jason Day, who grew up idolizing Woods and often consults him on golf matters, said he sent Woods a text and has not heard back. Before they start, Woods puts his right foot on the hood of the officer's auto , and spends some time tying his shoe.
Challenge that wasn't: EC closes EVM matter
The poll panel had invited seven national and 49 state parties recognised by it for the challenge. A detailed demonstration of the entire process was given to them by our technical team.
Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies
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LG's Payment Platform LG Pay Debuts in South Korea
Called LG Pay , it is only available in South Korea for now and is making its way to G6 devices via a software update. The primary focus of the service - like rival offerings from Apple , Samsung and Google - is offline point-of-sale.
White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'
She recalled that the clause had only been triggered once, after the 9/11 attacks against the United States. Spicer asserted that Trump views not just Germany, but the rest of Europe, as an important American allies.