The US President Donald trump on Thursday, September 14, signed a law condemning racism in connection with the events in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is stated in the White house, received by RIA Novosti.
The law, in particular, expressed “deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims and support victims of violence.” The document “rejects the actions of white nationalists, supporters of a white supremacist, ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other groups that incite hatred.” He also “calls on the President and members of the government to use all possible resources to eliminate threats from these groups.”
“As Americans, we condemn the recent violence in Charlottesville and resist violence and racism in all forms,” said trump. “Regardless of our skin color and ethnic heritage, we all live under the same laws, we all salute the same flag and we all are creatures of one God,” he said.
12 August in Charlottesville neo-Nazis held a spontaneous torchlight procession, requiring local authorities to refuse demolition of the monument to Confederate General Robert Edward Lee. After that, the city erupted in riots, which injured 15 people.
Later on the March against the actions of the far right into the crowd at high speed drove the car. The woman was killed, another 19 were injured. On the same day, two police officers guarding the order, died in a helicopter crash.