Protesters Occupy National Border Patrol Museum
Dozens of protesters ransacked the privately owned National U.S. Border Patrol Museum over the weekend in El Paso, Texas.
The Washington Examiner's Anna Giaritelli reports:
Museum director David Ham told the Washington Examiner his staff and guests worried for their safety Saturday when a group of about 50 rowdy protesters entered the facility, defaced property, and refused to leave the grounds.
"Say it loud, say it clear, Border Patrol kills!" group members standing inside and outside the facility yelled.
Security cameras set up outside the private museum captured protesters pulling into the parking lot and putting on face masks before going inside around 2:15 p.m. local time.
"That was really intimidating to our staff, plus their kind of aggressive attitude," said the museum official, a 31-year veteran of the Border Patrol. The museum is a nonprofit and apolitical.
The gaggle of masked radicals belongs to the group, Tornillo: The Occupation, which live-streamed the protest on social media.