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Christian Leaders Respond to Charlottesville White Supremacy March and Attack

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  • 2017 Aug 14

The city of Charlottesville, Virginia was the scene of a "Unite the Right" white nationalist rally on Saturday. Tensions escalated quickly as the white nationalists clashed with counter-protesters. One person was killed and 35 were injured in a horrific incident many are labeling as domestic terrorism.

In the wake of this hatred and tragedy, Christian leaders spoke out, condemning the racism and bigotry, and calling for unity during this time of national crisis.

Russell Moore, the President of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, tweeted:

Still other Christian leaders tweeted:



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