Huge Crowds Close Highways, Jam Bridges as Anti-Trump Protests Continue to Grow in Portland

“No Trump, no KKK, no fascist U.S.A.!” protesters chanted.

Portland's anti-Trump protests aren't dying down.

The third consecutive night of marches against Donald J. Trump's election to the presidency has closed Interstate highways and jammed bridges, with at least 2,000 people joining in multiple demonstrations.

"No Trump, no KKK, no fascist U.S.A.!" protesters chanted. "Women's rights are human rights."

While Portland police made dark hints that that tonight's protests would be violent, families with children have joined the march beginning at Pioneer Courthouse Square. That march met with a transgender rights protest in Tom McCall Waterfront Park, then made its way across the Hawthorne Bridge.

Organizer Gregory McKelvey urged the crowd to remain peaceful.

"We want to stay 100 percent nonviolent and 100 percent nondestructive," McKelvey said in Pioneer Courthouse Square. "That said, it's no one's job to censor someone else's activism."


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