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Wed May 4, 2022, 10:45 PM

Extremists tried to crash abortion rights rally, got arrested instead

A group of far-right extremists with ties to white nationalists tried to counter-protest an abortion rights rally held at the Arizona Capitol Tuesday night, where they were vastly outnumbered and one was arrested for violently attacking a demonstrator.

Michael Merritt Graham, 34, was arrested by the Arizona Department of Public Safety and booked for suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after state troopers witnessed him punch another person at the rally.

Graham, who was wearing a shirt with the slogan “Baby Lives Matter” from the disinformation website InfoWars, was carrying a .45 caliber Glock 36 pistol when he was arrested, according to a police report obtained by the Arizona Mirror. Graham was not the only counter-protester who was armed: The Mirror observed other counter-protesters openly carrying firearms. Graham had his handgun tucked into his waistband out of view, according to the police report.

Graham was among roughly 20 counter-protesters who showed up to the event where over one thousand protesters marched in support of abortion rights in the wake of a leaked U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the landmark court decision of Roe v. Wade and strip the right of women to seek an abortion that was established nearly 50 years ago.

Read more: https://www.azmirror.com/2022/05/04/extremists-tried-to-crash-abortion-rights-rally-got-arrested-instead/

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Wed May 4, 2022, 11:00 PM

1. For once an incel is stopped before he kills

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Wed May 4, 2022, 11:15 PM

2. Yes..for once..

Gonna be a long n hot n dangerous summer. I fear the crazies who have no risk in this decision, find an excuse for violence.

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