The rioters seldom face serious penalties, but their victims are prosecuted for defending themselves. Conclusion: There are not two sides in this conflict. Both sides are serving the same master who wants escalation of violence to the point where the population will beg for martial law and our own enslavement.
Over 700 looters were arrested, but more than 400 were immediately released without bail. It appears that city and state leaders have ordered police to stand down to encourage as much violence and destruction as possible to eventually justify martial law, which is the end game for ending America as a free nation.
California: Three judges ruled that Trump supporters who were attacked by leftists at a 2016 Trump rally may sue the police for funneling them into a violent crowd of anti-Trump protesters and refused to protect them. The city tried to get the lawsuit dismissed by arguing that the Trump supporters should have expected to be assaulted at the rally.