Laguna Beach Protest a Big Victory for OC's Democratic Socialists of America
Updated: Aug 19
An airplane with an aerial banner reading "Hate is Beneath Us" circled around Laguna Beach on Sunday, as over 2,500 protesters on Main Beach below overwhelmed the few dozen that gathered for their monthly anti-immigrant and refugee "America First!" rally. Police equestrian units separated the two sides from each other, with skirmishes few and far between. But the counter protesters decisively won the numbers game and it's all thanks to the Orange County Democratic Socialists of America, a local chapter barely formed in December after the presidential elections.
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