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Beverly Hills Political Rally Declared An Unlawful Assembly After Fights Break Out

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The weekly political rallies at Beverly Gardens Park in Beverly Hills saw today’s version declared an unlawful assembly by police after clashes broke out between pro-Trump and BLM protesters.

The park has been the scene of weekly gatherings and marches for pro-Trump forces, occasionally challenged by BLM and other groups. Today’s confrontations, the last before Election Day, resulted in at least one skirmish between rival groups.

Beverly Hills has been a surprising flash point for political rallies in the last few months. The local police have said they will close down the famed Rodeo Drive shopping area on Nov. 3-4 to avoid any possible looting and vandalism by those angry at the election results. Cities across the country are reacting in similar ways, preparing for a close election that’s bound to stir passions.

Retailers and other businesses across the nation are already boarding up their windows in anticipation of a volatile Election Day

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