Photos: Protests outside of Oregon Capitol as special session convenes


Pro-Trump and anti-mask demonstrators hold a rally outside the Oregon State Capitol on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, as legislators meet for an emergency session. (AP Photo/Andrew Selski)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An unlawful assembly was declared on Monday morning after anti-lockdown protesters gathered on the grounds of the Oregon Capitol as a special legislative session was convening to address urgent issues.

State lawmakers were using the third special session to consider bills that would provide $800 million in funds to those impacted by the ongoing pandemic and devastating wildfires.

At least two people were arrested on Monday, according to state police.

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