White Nationalists Riot In Virginia; Emergency Declared

State of emergency declared in Virginia as violence erupts between alt-right and anti-fascist protesters

State of emergency declared in Virginia as violence erupts between alt-right and anti-fascist protesters

Police reported that eight were injured in those scuffles and one person was arrested.

It was further reported that the driver of the auto was taken into custody but officials did not give the name of the driver.

Punches have been thrown, bottles hurled and chemicals sprayed and several men have been seen with blood running down their faces.

President Donald Trump condemned the violence in a tweet: "We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for". No action on the move has been taken yet, Mayor Mike Signer said on his Facebook page.

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Saturday's clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters have grown so violent the governor has declared a state of emergency and police have ordered people to disperse. No citizen should ever fear for their safety and security in our society, and no child should ever be afraid to go outside and play or be with their parents and have a good time. Fields, of Maumee, Ohio, is being held without bail on murder and other charges related to the hit-and-run, officials said.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said, "It is now clear that public safety can not be safeguarded without additional powers, and that the mostly out-of-state protesters have come to Virginia to endanger our citizens and property".

It was despite the fact that Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, said that white supremacists were at the rally to fulfill Trump's promises.

The rally comes shortly after a large group of torch-bearing white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia (UVA) campus Friday night, after a judge issued a ruling allowing Saturday's protest to move forward. One person was killed and at least two dozen were hurt.

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However, Trump did not condemn the white nationalists, despite the fact, or maybe because of the fact, that most white nationalists support Trump, and many believe they are acting with Trump's tacit approval.

We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence. The demonstrators then clashed with counter-protesters.

The crash sparked immediate outrage on social media with an outpour of people calling the accident an act of terrorism, comparing the instance to similar car-plowing accidents that have taken place in London in 2017 and in Nice, France in 2016. "So I don't know, did he endorse me or what's going on".

Charlottesville, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a liberal-leaning city that's home to the flagship University of Virginia and Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.

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For now, the Lee statue remains. A judge has agreed to temporarily block the city from removing the statue for six months.

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