His application for a permit in D.C. was approved for a march from Foggy Bottom Metro station to a demonstration at Lafayette Park outside the White House.
Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville proactively declared a state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of the violent white nationalist rally there that left one woman dead and dozens of others injured. By the time she arrived in Charlottesville previous year, numerous neo-Nazis who were present already knew who she was, as well as intimate details about her life.
Michael Shallal, a member of the D.C. chapter of the International Socialists Organization, one of the organizing groups of the Freedom Plaza rally, said that participants from the Washington region and up and down the East Coast will take part in Sunday's event. The next day, hundreds of white supremacists and counterprotesters clashed in the streets before a vehicle plowed into a crowd, killing 32-year-old counterprotester Heather Heyer.
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Officials said the declaration was made for the events planned for this weekend to mark the anniversary of the "Unite the Right" rally, which resulted in the death of a counterprotester and two Virginia State Police troopers in 2017.
That move allowed Virginia officials to mobilize and fund state resources from the Department of Emergency Management, Virginia State Police, Department of Health, National Guard and other agencies. Almost two dozen people were also injured in the attack, which officials said was carried out by a 21-year-old white man from OH who had demonstrated with the white supremacist groups.
There is concern that the anniversary of last year's bad, deadly event will draw a "sizable number of people" in Charlottesville for the weekend "with all sorts of agendas", Ryan expressed.
"I will not serve anyone who has any kind of hate in their heart or obvious hate on this weekend or ever", Chef Brian Hill said. "They are not free-speech advocates for white rights but racist Nazis who want to have a nation for white people only". Brackney also said that a list of prohibited items will be enforced within the restricted access zone including a that could potentially be used as weapons and other "implements of riot". For example, the Shut It Down D.C. Coalition is producing a "Still Here, Still Strong" rally to counter "Unite the Right 2" starting at noon Sunday. "I think there is blame on both sides", Trump said during his remarks on August 15. James Fields Jr., 21, of Maumee, Ohio, is charged in state court with murder in Heyer's killing and also faces separate hate crime charges in federal court.