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State of emergency in Charlottesville for anniversary of 'Unite the Right' rally

State Of Emergency Declared In Charlottesville For 'Unite the Right' Anniversary Virginia declares state of emergency ahead of anniversary of violent Charlottesville rally
Kenny Thornton | 11 August, 2018, 20:20

That quaint Virginia college town, still wrestling with slavery's legacy, was the scene of protests, violent clashes and the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was struck down by a speeding vehicle that plowed into a group of counterprotesters.

"As we face this invasion of vile and perverted ideology infesting our region, we stand united in our conviction that a diverse and inclusive Maryland is a stronger Maryland", he said.

In August 2017, white supremacist demonstrators and counterprotesters squared off in violent clashes in Charlottesville, site of the University of Virginia.

Jason Kessler, the primary organizer of last summer's rally, sued the city of Charlottesville after it refused to issue him a permit for another event this weekend.

The company's announcement came just days before a second "Unite the Right" rally is scheduled to take place in Washington, DC and almost one year after the Charlottesville rally on August 12, 2017, during which protesters - including white supremacists - gathered to protest the removal of Confederate statues. But, he added, "The state police is fully prepared to act on any inciteful violence".

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A state of emergency has been declared in Charlottesville as the city prepares for events surrounding the anniversary of the Unite the Right rally. Newsham said Washington law allows police to ban guns from certain areas when they deem it necessary.

The events mark the anniversary of the violent 2017 rally that led to the deaths of three people including two law enforcement officers. "I certainly predict that they will be much more professional and much more even-handed and do much more to contribute to safety", he said.

Organizers for Sunday's event have called it a "white civil rights rally" aimed at protesting "civil rights abuse in Charlottesville".

At Equinox, also near the White House, owners Ellen Kassoff Gray and chef Todd Gray say they've never closed during protests, but expect business to suffer this weekend. Kessler filed a lawsuit over the denials but dropped the court challenge in late July, saying he wanted to focus on a rally outside of the White House approved by the National Park Service. The city rejected several event permit requests in downtown, including one for "Unite the Right 2".

More details about the demonstrations are expected to be released in the coming days. "We ask that those who attend not let their personal passion overtake their personal civility". "We see you, we are with you, and we hope our demonstrations of love across this city over the weekend gives you just a sliver of the comfort your deserve for standing on the front lines in a battle against hatred, bigotry, anti-Semitism and anti-supremacy". Union president Jackie Jetere said in a statement that while the transit workers are "proud to provide transit to everyone for the many events we have in D.C.", citing the March for Life and the Women's March, "we draw the line at giving special accommodation to hate groups and hate speech". Residents, Bowser said, "want to make sure that kind of speech and hate rhetoric doesn't change us".

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