Watch Counter-Protesters Assault Demonstrators Outside Rep. Bishop’s Office

Yesterday, I wrote about two scuffles that occurred outside Congressman Mike Bishop’s (R-MI8) office in Brighton. Event organizer Derek Stephens contacted #Lansing Resist to say the following:

I was the organizer of the protest today (Monday) at Mike Bishop’s office in Brighton where we had about 80 people protest from 4-6pm.

At about 430pm a man began to barrell way through the crowd shoving people and almost knocking a few women to the group. About five minutes later a woman proceeds to very attack the protesters including knock the phone out of the hand of someone who was videoing the protest and the incident.

Here is a video of the incidents, which is around the 5:42 minute mark. The police were called and reports were filed from those assaulted.

https://www.facebook.com/dereksfilms/videos/1392673714130073/

It’s not yet clear if the people who shoved their way through the protest and knocked the phone out of someone’s hand will face any legal action.

UPDATE: The media has reported on the alleged assault.

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