Lawyer Mike Cernovich Reaches Out to Victims of Berkeley Violence – Plans Civil Rights Lawsuit
On Wednesday Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley – the historical home of the free speech movement.
Violent far left rioters and goons shut the talk down.
On Thursday author, lawyer and activist Mike Cernovich sought out the victims of the Berkeley violence. The popular writer and activist is planning a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin is facing backlash for labeling Yiannopoulos a “white nationalist.”
NBC New York reported:
Crews may be fixing shattered windows and covering “Kill Trump” messages that pockmark the UC Berkeley campus after more than 1,000 people protested a Milo Yiannopoulos speech on Wednesday, but the campus community is still very much on edge.
Two men were caught on camera attacking a supporter of President Donald Trump on the university’s periphery.
Jack Palkovic says he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap and on his way to class Thursday when a white SUV slammed to a stop and two young men ran toward him. One of the men screamed an epithet, grabbed Palkovic’s hat and pummeled him before the two got back in the vehicle and tried to drive away.
Police arrived, blocked their escape and arrested both men. Palkovic said he is a member of the college Republicans.
A UC Berkeley student described the ongoing violence as an aftershock of the protest that forced officials to nix the controversial Breitbart editor’s speech, order students to shelter in place and put UC Berkeley on lockdown…
…On Thursday, students expressed anger that outsiders had trashed their campus — and their university’s reputation.
Separately, Mike Cernovich, whose website describes him as an Orange County-based lawyer, author and documentary filmmaker, reached out on Twitter to people who were victims of “violence at the Berkeley riots.”
“We are reaching out to lawyers for a civil rights lawsuit,” he said. It remains unclear, however, who he plans to sue – UC Berkeley, the city itself or the Berkeley Police Department.
An article in Breitbart said that someone leaked to the public where Yiannopoulos and his team were staying, prompting his “Dangerous Faggot Tour” bus to get vandalized. A photograph shows that “Not my president” was spraypainted on the side of the vehicle.