Portland police declare 'unlawful assembly' during Peninsula Park abortion rights protest

The Portland Police Bureau said that it told marchers to leave the area after officers saw broken windows on a vacant business in the Piedmont neighborhood.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Demonstrators who gathered at Peninsula Park in North Portland on Friday night to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade were ordered to disperse after the Portland Police Bureau said officers saw signs of vandalism.

The planned protest was identified as a cause for concern this week by nearby Holy Redeemer Church, where the Catholic clergy are open about their opposition to abortion. Parishioners and staff feared that this would make the building a

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