Downtown Omaha protesters march against Trump, fascism, Nazis

Protesters in Downtown Omaha marched today airing grievances against President Donald Trump, immigration restrictions, fascism, Nazis, and other current events.

The protesters marched from roughly 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Downtown area near Gene Leahy Mall at 14th & Farnam Street.  Protesters were heard chanting various phrases as well as jamming out to music being played from a stroller.

Omaha Police provided a significant presence in the area, which including Officers from the Uniform Patrol Bureau, Mounted Patrol, Traffic Unit, Gang Unit, Mobile Command, ERU, the MERV, and ABLE1.

There were a few tense moments after a scuffle between civilians and protesters broke out.  Police arrived on scene moments later and calmed both sides.

Police reported no arrests or other major disturbances.

 

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