The Los Angeles Times: "At Least Five People Stabbed at Neo-Nazi Event Outside Capitol in Sacramento."
Update: CNN: "At Least 7 Injured--Some Stabbed--At California Rally, Authorities Say."
We went to the Capitol on a Sunday afternoon. The building itself was closed but we walked around the garden. Everything was lovely. Not today, apparently.
27 June update: KCRA [NBC Sacramento affiliate]: "10 People Injured During Protest Clash at State Capitol (Officials: 2 People Suffered Life-Threatening Stab Wounds)
Nothing so far at the SPLC Hatewatch blog. The SPLC Twitter has a few posts. But this SPLC article from 2013 describes a conflict between white nationalists and anti-fascists that has flared up sporadically for decades.
Sacramento reporter Frances Wang was covering the protest and got in the thick of it:
That is correct. Learned this once things calmed down. https://t.co/pfGMctFvEn— Frances Wang (@ABC10Frances) June 27, 2016
Hey @MatthewHeimbach would you be interested in speaking with me tomorrow? Feel free to tweet/email me! Fwang@abc10.com— Frances Wang (@ABC10Frances) June 27, 2016
Blumenthal says this. Who attacked who first is the question.
Here's neo-Nazi Matthew Heimbach, whose group was behind the Sacramento stabbings, with the late Andrew Breitbart pic.twitter.com/4mf0OACZHs— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) June 27, 2016
CBS News: "Police Recordings Show Response to Violent Calif. 'Nazi Mega-Rally.'"