Protesters clash, throw urine at each other outside RNC
CLEVELAND — Protest groups including Black Lives Matter and the Westboro Baptist Church clashed at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, KPLC reports.
Various activists showed up at Public Square in downtown Cleveland to protest, with some groups confronting one another violently.
A scuffle broke out after radio host Alex Jones began speaking through a megaphone, with police acting to move Jones to safety.
Protesters from the KKK, the Westboro Baptist Church and Black Lives Matter were said to be throwing urine at each other at one point. Police were forced to draw a line to separate the groups afterward.
A police spokeswoman said that in spite of tensions being high, few fights broke out, with no arrests being made and no injuries reported.
The gathering was the largest for both protest groups and police since the RNC began on Monday.
Various people made their way through Public Square throughout the day, including a man carrying an AR-15, a woman doing yoga with a pro-police and anti-bullying sign, a man with a sign saying “Jesus Vapes” and a person looking for others to tell their best Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump jokes.