Tag Archives: Stone Mountain

Protesters Shout Down Georgia Confederate Rally

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: About 200 members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans gathered at Stone Mountain on Saturday for an observation of Confederate Memorial Day, despite calls for the state-owned park to shut them down. Instead, a little more than 100 counter protesters descended down the wide lawn in front of the mountain’s gigantic bas relief carving of Confederate …

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GEORGIA: White Supremacist Militia Members Clash With Armed Protesters Near Stone Mountain [VIDEO]

Atlanta’s CBS News affiliate reports: A group with white supremacist ties and counter-protesters faced off in Georgia today at Stone Mountain. Police from multiple agencies and the Georgia National Guard were on scene. Stone Mountain park officials say a group called the Three Percenters out of Alabama applied for a permit. It was denied because of violence surrounding past protests. …

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White Supremacist Militias Rally At Stone Mountain

The Hill reports: Stone Mountain Park in Georgia will close Saturday ahead of a rally planned in defense of one of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments. The City of Stone Mountain said in a statement Friday that it was closing the park in anticipation of at least two groups of counter-protesters converging at the site. Far-right protesters have announced plans …

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