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Hundreds of protesters openly displayed guns and rifles at today's protest. Hundreds of protesters openly displayed guns and rifles at today's protest.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Hundreds of protesters took to the streets Saturday over a video posted on the website Infowars that appears to show a Spokane County Sheriff's deputy implying constitutionalists could pose a threat to law enforcement.

Representative Matt Shea was on hand for the protest.

Shea said Sheriff Knezovich needs to apologize for the deputy's comments.

Hundreds of protesters openly displayed guns and rifles at today's protest.

Some said they were shocked by the deputy's comments in the video.

"I don't think that they should say that a person who believes in the constitution or believes in owning a gun to protect their family or their friends or whatever should be a criminal. And that's exactly pretty much how he put it that that's why they have those vehicles because they're coming after the people that are constitutionalists," said Keri Green.

KHQ spoke with Sheriff Knezovich earlier this week.

He says he finds it very disturbing that the deputy in the video and the sheriff's office itself is being demonized.

"You want to know why this has gotten so bad? It's because people want to believe that they're police officers and their military are out to get them," said Knezovich.

Watch the full Infowars video here: http://youtu.be/IwGjOY_Cq7s

Shea speaks out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQoEYrhh1_k

Sheriff's Knezovich's full response here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEFKhJHfy_k
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