Tag Archives: Virginia

LIVE VIDEO: Memorial For Heather Heyer

Starting at 11am. USA Today reports: Family, friends, supporters and other mourners were gathering in Charlottesville Wednesday to honor a 32-year-old legal assistant who was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people who had turned out to protest a white supremacist rally. The vigil has become a symbol of the community’s effort to stand up to the ...

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Charlottesville Terror Victims File $3 Million Lawsuit Against Driver, Nazis, David Duke, Multiple Hate Groups

Reuters reports: Two people who say they were injured in a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia sued the man charged with killing a woman by driving his car through the crowd as well as the event’s organizers on Tuesday for $3 million. Tadrint Washington and Micah Washington said in papers filed in Charlottesville circuit court that they had been among ...

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Nazi Rally Attendee Upset At Being Identified As Nazi: I’m Not The Angry Racist In That Photo [VIDEO]

Reno’s CBS affiliate reports: Thousands gathered to protest in the streets Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday, among them was 20 year-old Reno resident Peter Cvjetanovic. Photos of Cvjetanovic protesting circulated on social media, denouncing Cvjetanovic as a racist. “I did not expect the photo to be shared as much as it was. I understand the photo has a very negative connotation. But ...

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OHIO: Virginia Suspect’s Former High School Teacher Says He Was “Very Infatuated With The Nazis” [VIDEO]

Cincinnati’s ABC affiliate reports: The man police say rammed his car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally was “very infatuated with the Nazis,” according to one of his high school teachers. James Alex Fields Jr., 20, also wanted to join the Army but wasn’t allowed to enlist because of his mental health history, the teacher said. ...

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Sessions Opens Federal Probe Into Charlottesville

NBC News reports: The Department of Justice said late Saturday it has opened a civil-rights investigation into a deadly car-ramming incident that witnesses said targeted counter-protesters at a white nationalist and alt-right rally in Virginia. “The violence and deaths in Charlottesville strike at the heart of American law and justice,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. “When such actions arise from ...

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VIRGINIA: 20 Year-Old Ohio Man Charged With Murder In Charlottesville White Supremacist Terror Attack

The Washington Post reports: Video recorded at the scene of the car crash shows a 2010 gray Dodge Challenger accelerating into crowds on a pedestrian mall, sending bodies flying — and then reversing at high speed, hitting yet more people. Witnesses said the street was filled with people opposed to the white nationalists who had come to town bearing Confederate ...

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Trump Condemns Virginia Rally Violence “On Many Sides,” Refuses To Denounce Murderous Nazis [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump said he condemned hatred and bigotry on “many sides” in Charlottesville, Virginia, in remarks from New Jersey, his first since white nationalist group protests turned violent and resulted in at least one death on Saturday. “We’re closely following the terrible events unfolding in Charlottesville, Virginia,” Mr. Trump said. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms ...

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Second Trump Message: Charlottesville Is Sad

After his first tweet about the violence at today’s Nazi rally was widely denounced as intentionally vague, Trump has tried again but again he has failed to call out the white supremacists marching and rioting in his name. Trump’s first tweet was seized upon by Nazi leader Richard Spencer as having been a denouncement of the counter-protesters and there’s nothing ...

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BREAKING: Car Plows Into Crowd of Counter-Protesters At Pro-Trump Nazi Rally, Multiple Injuries [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: A car plowed into a crowd of protesters gathered for a “pro-white” rally Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. injuring several people. Video of the terrifying moment show several people being tossed into the air as the silver Dodge Charger mowed into the crowd and rear ended two other vehicles. Dozens of people were in the ...

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VIRGINIA: Governor Declares State Of Emergency, State Police Declare Nazi Rally An “Unlawful Assembly”

The New York Times reports: The governor of Virginia declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville on Saturday as a protest of a plan to remove a statue of a Confederate general turned violent, leaving several people injured and threatening to plunge the area into chaos. Protesters clashed in the historic college town, as white nationalists — some waving Confederate ...

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VIRGINIA: Hundreds Of Nazi Trump Supporters Chant “Fuck You Faggots!” At Counter-Protesters [VIDEO]

As those of you watching the live coverage have surely seen, today’s Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia has already erupted in violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters, many of whom are allied with the Antifa movement. Before the official noon start of the rally, hundreds of self-proclaimed Nazis lined up behind what appears to be only a handful of ...

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VIRGINIA: Newspaper Quotes Trump’s “Fire And Fury” Rant In Headline About White Supremacist Rally

The Hill reports: A daily newspaper in Charlottesville, Va. used President Trump’s North Korea warning of looming “fire and fury” to headline its coverage of a gathering of far-right protestors on Saturday. The Daily Progress’ front page, emblazoned with the headline “Fire and Fury,” comes after a group of white nationalists, white supremacists and far-right protestors descended on the campus ...

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Hundreds Of Nazis March On Virginia Campus

The Washington Post reports: Chanting “White lives matter!” “You will not replace us!” and “Jews will not replace us!” several hundred white nationalists and white supremacists carrying torches marched in a parade through the University of Virginia campus Friday night. The fast-paced march was made up almost exclusively of men in their 20s and 30s, though there were some who ...

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VIRGINIA: Homocon Anti-Muslim Leader Granted “Gays For Trump” Festival Booth At Hampton Roads Pride

Gay RVA reports: Hampton Roads Pride’s estimated 30,000 guests to their annual LGBTQ pride festival this weekend will be greeted by a booth from a group of gay folks who support President Trump. The group in question, Gays for Trump, was largely spearheaded by a 757 local, Scott Presler, who worked for the Trump campaign under gubernatorial failure and Confederate ...

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Cellphone Video Captures Virginia Mass Shooting

The New York Post reports: Dramatic video from the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, captured some of the chaos that ensued when a 66-year-old left-wing zealot opened fire on the GOP congressional baseball team. More than 25 bullets can be heard ripping through the air in the footage, which was captured by a witness close to the field at Eugene Simpson ...

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VIRGINIA: Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary, Will Face Virulently Anti-LGBT “Sideshow” Bob Marshall

The Washington Blade reports: A transgender former journalist pulled off a surprise victory in a Virginia primary on Tuesday, winning the Democratic nomination to face off against anti-LGBT Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William) in the general election. Danica Roem, who was seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the 13th District seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates, beat out Steve ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Reacts To Virginia Mass Shooting: I Am Sickened By And Condemn This Despicable Act

“I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign. I am sickened by this despicable act. Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. Real change ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Comments On Virginia Shooting

At 11:30AM Trump will issue a statement from the White House on this morning’s mass shooting in Alexandria, Virginia where Republican members of the House and Senate were practicing for an upcoming charity baseball game. Watch live below.

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Police Name Virginia Shooter As 66 Year-Old Illinois Man

The Washington Post reports: The shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice this morning is James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., according to law enforcement officials. Hodgkinson, 66, owns a home inspection business. His home inspection license expired in November 2016 and was not renewed, state records show. Hodgkinson was charged in April 2006 with battery and aiding damage to ...

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VIRGINIA: White Supremacist Trump Supporters March On City Park, Chant “Russia Is Our Friend” [VIDEO]

The Daily Progress reports: Several dozen torch-wielding protesters gathered in Charlottesville’s Lee Park just after 9 p.m. Saturday, chanting “You will not replace us,” “Russia is our friend” and “Blood and soil.” After about 10 minutes, Charlottesville police arrived at the scene following an altercation between protesters. The crowd quickly dispersed with no further incidents, according to police. In April, ...

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