Randy Blazak

Professor of criminology at the University of Oregon

Chair of the Oregon Coalition Against Hate Crime. He’s also professor of criminology at the University of Oregon

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A pro-Trump and Free Speech Rally in Portland Oregon yesterday attracted a counter-protest across the street. Police made arrests, but nobody was injured.

Portland train attach sparks Free Speech debate

A pro-Trump and Free Speech Rally in Portland Oregon yesterday attracted a counter-protest across the street. Police made arrests, but nobody was injured.

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