Local leaders react to deadly Charlottesville Rally
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — The deadly rally in Charlottesville has many area leaders taking to social media to express their thoughts.
On Twitter Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says racism, hatred and violence don’t belong in any American city.
Racism, hatred and violence don’t belong in any American city. #CHA stands with Charlottesville against the forces trying to tear it apart
— Andy Berke (@AndyBerke) August 12, 2017
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker says we stand united against the violence and hatred in Charlottesville and pray for the victims of the attacks.
We stand united against the violence and hatred in #Charlottesville and pray for the victims of the attacks.
— Senator Bob Corker (@SenBobCorker) August 12, 2017
Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally says he’s tremendously saddened by the loss of life and in a longer statement says free speech and free assembly are cornerstones of American Democracy. Hatred, bullying, intimidation and political violence are not.
— Randy McNally (@ltgovmcnally) August 12, 2017