Police State/Civil Liberties

A Navy vet asked federal officers in Portland to remember their oaths. Then they broke his hand.

By Marissa J. Lang

Washington Post

PORTLAND, Ore. — He came to the protest with a question. He left with two broken bones in a confrontation with federal officers that went viral.

Christopher David had watched in horror as videos surfaced of federal officers in camouflage throwing protesters into unmarked vans in Portland. The 53-year-old Portland resident had heard the stories: protesters injured, gassed, sprayed with chemicals that tugged at their nostrils and burned their eyes.



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