Amora Rivera
Apr 22, 2017 · 2 min read

Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin is a member of the anti-fascist Facebook group, By Any Means Necessary (BAMN). BAMN is allegedly responsible for orchestrating previous riots on Berkeley

A user on Twitter found an archive of Jesse Arreguin’s Facebook profile and noticed that he followed BAMN, and other several left-leaning groups on Facebook

Faces have been blanked out to protect the identities of the people in the groups

Just some context on how terrible BAMN is, as reported by Breitbart News:

BAMN was investigated for engaging in terrorist activities in 2005 by the FBI. In 2009, the Department of Defense classified the group’s activities as “low-level terrorism.” In June 2016, BAMN led a violent counter-protest outside a white nationalist rally that resulted in ten people being hospitalized with stab wounds.

Often described as a “militant left-wing” activist group, BAMN frequently engages in violent forms of protests. A Berkeley newspaper noted in 2001 that the group was a front for an “an obscure Detroit-based Trotskyist political party called the Revolutionary Workers League.”

That’s not all. A few months ago this year, allegedly, this same group was responsible for the previous riots in Berkeley involving former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos.

The Patriot’s Day rally in Berkeley a few weeks ago was also shut down thanks to BAMN

Bonus point: Jesse Arreguin is following Yvette Falarco on Facebook, the woman that said the forced shutdown of Milo’s event in Berkeley was justified

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