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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Issues Statement on Keeping Peace in Portland
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Issues Statement on Keeping Peace in Portland

Salem, OR (STL.News) Governor Kate Brown issued the following statement today: "Two groups gathered in downtown Portland last night.  One group demonstrated peacefully for hours by the waterfront.  Their clarion call advocating for racial justice and Black lives has resonated with Oregonians and driven real reform over the past several months. "Unfortunately, a second group of self-styled anarchist protesters, some armed, also marched downtown last night, with no discernible goal other than to cause violence and vandalism. "They shattered the windows of a church that feeds Oregonians in need, a women-owned and operated business that raises money for immigrant and women’s rights, and many other storefronts. "Indiscriminate destruction solves nothing.  These are acts of privilege. "At t...