The mayor of Portland is calling for the cancellation of two right-wing rallies and marches scheduled for the next few weeks, given a recent stabbing in the city by a suspect who police say has expressed "extremist ideology".
"Standing against Sharia Law is standing up for Muslims, because Muslims are the number one victims to Sharia law", Gibson said.
Witnesses to the stabbing of three men Friday, allegedly by Jeremy Christian, say the man was yelling hateful, anti-Muslim slurs toward two girls, and the victims were trying to calm him down when Christian stabbed them. Christian also stabbed a third man, who survived the attack.
Christian had voiced his support for white supremacy and his disdain for women and transgender people on social media, where he also posted a photo and video of him giving a Nazi salute.
AMELIA TEMPLETON, BYLINE: Two counts of aggravated murder, one count of attempted murder, felon in possession of a weapon and then also intimidation. After initially seeking to revoke the rally's permit, Portland's mayor says he is now looking for the best way to protect free speech and personal safety.
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A federal permit has been given for the free-speech rally on Saturday, but the government hasn't yet issued a permit for an event planned for June 10, according to the AP.
"I want to thank everyone for everything they've had to say today", she said.
The appeal, however, opened the debate about First Amendment rights in the U.S. Violent protests between far-right and far-left protesters have derailed appearances by contentious figures on college campuses and in liberal cities like Portland and Berkeley, California. 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian shouted "You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism!" and "Death to the enemies of America!" as he made his court appearance, and he did not enter a plea - though we are now learning that he allegedly proudly confessed to the stabbings while in the back of a police auto on Friday.
"If we allow the government to shut down speech for some, we all will pay the price down the line", the ACLU of OR says.
A Facebook page for the event says there would be speakers and live music in "one of the most liberal areas on the West Coast".
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Some residents said President Donald Trump has caused those racist demons to stir again with his administration's travel ban, his promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico and his crackdown on illegal immigration.
Before Namkai-Meche was carried away on a stretcher, an eyewitness told the Oregonian, he had a last message: "Tell everyone on this train I love them".
"The little girl who had the misfortune to experience what happened on that [train], her life is never going to be the same", he said in the video. The attacks occurred hours before the start of Ramadan, a month-long Muslim holy period of fasting, prayer and charity. "He was just telling us that we basically weren't anything and that we should kill ourselves".
Christian, 35, did not enter a plea Tuesday. Christian said in the courtroom. The stab wound to Fletcher's neck "missed being a fatal injury by millimeters", court papers said, quoting his doctors.
Fletcher, clutching his neck wound, exited the train and got help from passengers on the platform, the affidavit said.
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Tomica Clark told The Oregonian/OregonLive that she has known Christian since elementary school. He said one of the men on the train kept resisting him, despite his threats.