The NHL's Detroit Red Wings released a statement denouncing the use of their logo at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and saying they are considering legal action to stop it. The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody, USA Today reported, citing the state's secretary of public safety.
Police arrived on campus, declared it an unlawful assembly, and ordered the crowds to disperse.
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Charlottesville Police Captain Victor Mitchell said earlier that police expected between 2,000 and 6,000 protesters and counter-demonstrators.
In response to the Alt-Right's peaceful demonstration in support of the Lee Monument on May 13th, the City of Charlottesville and roving mobs of Antifa have cracked down on the First Amendment rights of conservatives and right wing activists.
Violence has broken out ahead of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, forcing city, county and state authorities to declare a state of emergency.
Approximately 500 protesters were on-site, with more than double the amount of counterprotesters, according to reporter Sandy Hausman of member station WVTF and Radio IQ.
First lady Melania Trump tweeted "let's communicate w/o hate in our hearts".
Airbnb has taken a stand against white supremacists.
"It has no place in America", he added.
Earlier in the day, police were involved in breaking up a conflict between the original protesters and those protesting the white nationalism protests.
"As the former mayor of this lovely, inclusive and progressive community, I am saddened that our city may draw thousands who would come here to sow division and hate", House Democratic Leader David Toscano said.
"The disparity in treatment between the two groups with opposing views suggests that the defendants' decision to revoke Kessler's permit was based on the content of his speech rather than other neutral factors that would be equally applicable to Kessler and those protesting against him", Conrad wrote.