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Counterprotesters Flood San Francisco Streets to Denounce White Supremacy

Counterprotesters dominated the streets of San Francisco on Saturday morning after a right-wing “free speech” rally planned for Crissy Field was canceled. Tensions swirled in advance of the weekend, as local officials feared the rally would attract white nationalists, potentially leading to violence with counterprotesters. Many critics said it was unsafe to hold such a(…)

A Right-Wing ‘Free Speech’ Rally Planned for San Francisco Has Been Cancelled

A “free speech” rally planned for San Francisco’s Crissy Field this weekend has been cancelled, the organizers said in a Facebook Live post on Friday. The event was planned for Saturday by a right-wing group known as Patriot Prayer. Joey Gibson, the 33-year-old founder of the Portland, Ore.-based group, said that after consulting with law(…)

San Francisco District Attorney Fires Back Over Courthouse Arrests

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has a message for the Trump administration: If immigration enforcement wants to make arrests in his city, which is a sanctuary city, they need to get a warrant first. The president and his cabinet officials have been extremely critical of sanctuary cities, or places where law enforcement limits its(…)

San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Criticized After Refusing to Stand for National Anthem

Taking a stand … or, uh, not. San Francisco 49ers star Colin Kaepernick found himself in a social media firestorm after he refused to stand during the national anthem at an NFL game on Friday, August 26.The 49ers quarterback, 28, noticeably stayed seated This article originally appeared on www.usmagazine.com: San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick(…)