Tue
Aug 15 2017
07:39 am

The white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, showed us that homegrown terrorists are emboldened by the wink and nudge tactics of some legislators. James Alex Fields, 21, drove his car into a crowd of counter-demonstrators — killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others. Remember this:

In Tennessee, State Sen. Bill Ketron and State Rep. Matthew Hill backed legislation to shield drivers who plow into protesters from civil suits. That was shortly after a driver did just that in Nashville during a Black Lives Matter protest.

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