Virginia governor urges people to avoid far-right rally
Virginia’s governor on Friday urged people to stay away from a planned weekend rally of far right and white supremacist groups in the university town of Charlottesville. The National Guard has been put on alert because of the risk of violence during Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally. “I want to urge my fellow Virginians who may consider joining either in support or opposition to the planned rally to make alternative plans,” Governor Terry McAuliffe said in a statement.
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