Trump-loving QAnon follower gets probation for shooting up federal courthouse in Portland

A QAnon follower and Donald Trump supporter has been sentenced to five years of probation for repeatedly firing a gun into the facade of the federal courthouse in downtown Portland in January. Cody Melby, 40, fired a 9mm handgun at the courthouse multiple times because he “wanted to get in front of the court forContinue reading “Trump-loving QAnon follower gets probation for shooting up federal courthouse in Portland”

How ‘confrontational Christian nationalists’ are pushing anti-vaxxer extremism: report

Not all Christians are extremist anti-vaxxers, anti-maskers or coronavirus deniers who encourage churchgoers to put themselves at risk of being killed by COVID-19. But the lunatic fringe of Christianity — the far-right Christian nationalist movement — has been a leading promoter of coronavirus denial. And reporter Jack Jenkins, in an article published by the Washington Post onContinue reading “How ‘confrontational Christian nationalists’ are pushing anti-vaxxer extremism: report”

Oregon Republicans calling on Rep. Nearman to resign after new video surfaces

Republicans in the Oregon House of Representatives are calling on one of their own, Rep. Mike Nearman to resign, after new video surfaced that suggested he might have planned in advance to allow demonstrators inside the locked and secured capitol building. In the video, which was posted on YouTube, Nearman can be heard mentioning somethingContinue reading “Oregon Republicans calling on Rep. Nearman to resign after new video surfaces”

Proud Boys clash with anti-fascists in Salem

A small group of Proud Boys and Trump supporters traveled to Oregon’s Capitol on Sunday, where they clashed with a group of about 150 anti-fascist counterprotesters. The group of far-right supporters published flyers in the days leading up to the rally, saying they were gathering to support “freedom.” Sunday was the first time since theContinue reading “Proud Boys clash with anti-fascists in Salem”

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