Portland leaders plead: End the violence, let’s talk

July 19, 2020 By

PORTLAND, Ore. -— About 15 hours after rioters broke into the building that houses the Portland Police Association offices and set a fire, a passel of community leaders and activists begged for an end to the violence that has gripped the city for nearly 2 months.

Pastor Matt Hennessee of the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church began by “begging you to put down your need for violence and meet us so we can move forward.”

Read more here: https://www.koin.com/news/protests/ppb-union-chief-press-conference-after-riot-fire-07192020/