Antifa KKK Fighters Draw Worldwide Support, Become Internet Folk Heroes
The anti-Klan protesters jailed after the Pearson Park melee may not be getting a dime from local liberal groups, but support for their expected legal fight is pouring in from all over the world. A fundraising page for the "antifas" (activist slang for "anti-fascists") has amassed donations totaling more than $27,000 in just three days time. The last of the arrested counter-demonstrators, save for one remaining holdout, got released Tuesday night because no charges had been filed by the Orange County District Attorney's office—but the antifas aren't out of the woods yet.
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