Upheaval in America


Since the election of President Donald Trump political demonstrations in America attended by competing factions have become more violent.

A conservative protester bleeds after being hit by a counter protester during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. Jim Urquhart

A conservative protester yells during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Conservative protesters hit a counter protester during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson uses milk after being pepper-sprayed during a demonstration at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Evergreen State College is at the center of protests over racism and free speech. The campus was in lockdown and guarded by riot police for a demonstration by Patriot Prayer, an outside group, and counter-protests by students, faculty and black-clad antifascists and anarchists. Jim Urquhart for The New York Times

A conservative protester breaks up a scuffle during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

An anti-facist protester burns a Trump hat during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Conservative protesters recite the the National Anthem during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

A conservative protester burns an anarchist flag during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

A conservative protester bleeds after being hit by a counter protester during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

An anti-facist protester, right, hits a conservative protester with a stick during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

An anti-facist protester is detained by law enforcement during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

An anti-facist protester yells at the law enforcement during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Law enforcement take up positions during a demonstration at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Evergreen State College is at the center of protests over racism and free speech. The campus was in lockdown and guarded by riot police for a demonstration by Patriot Prayer, an outside group, and counter-protests by students, faculty and black-clad antifascists and anarchists. Jim Urquhart for The New York Times

An anti-facist protester is detained during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

An anti-facist protester is detained during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Law enforcement gathers during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Law enforcement protect businesses during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Anti-facist protesters are separated from conservative protesters during a demonstration at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Evergreen State College is at the center of protests over racism and free speech. The campus was in lockdown and guarded by riot police for a demonstration by Patriot Prayer, an outside group, and counter-protests by students, faculty and black-clad antifascists and anarchists. Jim Urquhart for The New York Times

Dozens attend a Patriot Prayer demonstration at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Evergreen State College is at the center of protests over racism and free speech. The campus was in lockdown and guarded by riot police for a demonstration by Patriot Prayer, an outside group, and counter-protests by students, faculty and black-clad antifascists and anarchists. Jim Urquhart for The New York Times

Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson bleeds while being sprayed with silly string by counter protesters during a demonstration at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Evergreen State College is at the center of protests over racism and free speech. The campus was in lockdown and guarded by riot police for a demonstration by Patriot Prayer, an outside group, and counter-protests by students, faculty and black-clad antifascists and anarchists. Jim Urquhart for The New York Times

A man waves a Pepe flag during a Patriot Prayer demonstration at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Evergreen State College is at the center of protests over racism and free speech. The campus was in lockdown and guarded by riot police for a demonstration by Patriot Prayer, an outside group, and counter-protests by students, faculty and black-clad antifascists and anarchists. Jim Urquhart for The New York Times

A conservative protester (R) yells at a group of anti-facist during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

An anti-facist protester has his identification checked after being surrounded by law enforcement during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

A woman watches conservative speakers during competing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart