Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter
April 28, 2017
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting "USA" held a raucous rally Thursday at a park in Berkeley — home of the free speech movement — to protest a canceled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter, but the expected violence did not materialize.
Scores of officers in riot gear lined up in preparation for possible violence between supporters and opponents of Coulter, but there were no major confrontations, largely because members of an anti-fascist group did not show up in force.
Coulter did not appear at the rally or show up at the Unive...