STATE OF EMERGENCY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE
Looks like many people are mad about what is going on in Charlottesville and they have the right to be. What is going on is crazy and already 1 person has been mention as dead. This is how America is reacting to this event you will be surprised we are united!!
A car driven into a crowd by a white american doesn't differ from one driven by an islamic fundamentalist, it's terrorism #charlottesville
— simone s. c. (@SimoneCSDK) August 12, 2017
Even as we protect free speech and assembly, we must condemn hatred, violence and white supremacy. #Charlottesville
— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) August 12, 2017
Mayor of #Charlottesville says ideas of the racist mob that gathered "belong on the trash heap of human history." Vows city will survive.
— Nick Walden Poublon (@NWPinPDX) August 12, 2017
A “Unite the Right” rally in downtown Charlottesville has been met with protesters, and so much violence erupted … the governor declared a state of emergency.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe made the declaration Saturday morning amid clashes between white nationalists and thousands of protesters. City officials deemed the rally an “unlawful assembly” and state police equipped with riot gear cleared Emancipation Park.
Video of the violence shows brawls, tear gas being used and people holding weapons. Several arrests have been made and so far at least 2 people have reportedly been injured.
This comes on the heels of an alt-right march in Charlottesville Friday night, which was met with opposition by hundreds of UVA students. The white nationalists are rallying to oppose a plan to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from the park. Also check out Ny2laradio where they will have discussions on this topic TBA.
White people. We created this, it's our job to end it. Confront your racist family,neighbors. Have the tough conversations. #Charlottesville
— Maia Mitchell (@MaiaMitchell) August 12, 2017
— ♥️ (@musicleadsus) August 12, 2017
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Blackburn told CNN that she also knows Trump is monitoring North Korea and the concerns surrounding the escalating situation there.
She also said that she does not believe inflammatory rhetoric, from either the right or the left, has a place because it “does not serve our nation well.”
“We need to make certain that this is the kind of thing that we don’t tolerate or abide by, and I think most people, most Americans who are watching what is taking place in Charlottesville today, are probably appalled by what is taking place there today, just as they are concerned about what is taking place in North Korea,” said Blackburn.