Georgia: Hundreds come out to protest ‘white power’ rally attended by a dozen

Georgia: Hundreds come out to protest ‘white power’ rally attended by a dozen
Yes, there are a few "main protest" protesters back in the pen behind the wall of cops. (Image via Twitter, @SteveGWSB)

[Ed. – Reportedly, they weren’t just Confederate flag supporters.  They were organized by Aryan Nation, KKK, the usual suspects.  Some of the pictures are pretty funny, as there are just so few of them.]

Eight counter-protesters had been arrested by late Saturday morning for refusing to take their masks off, authorities said.

“Anytime there is a white supremacist that attempts to promote their horrible views there needs to be people out in opposition,” protester Charlie Abrams said.

At least one was seen spraying a Georgia State Patrol officer with pepper spray. …

Others engaged in physical skirmishes with law enforcement dressed in riot gear, said John Bankhead, a spokesman for the Stone Mountain Park Police.

“We’re not anti-cop, we’re not anti-white people or whatever the case may be. We’re anti-racist white people,” protester Mac McCoy said. …

The pro-white group said they would have had more of a turnout if it wasn’t for the protesters. …

One participant said he’s fighting to preserve the Confederate flag and the controversial carving at Stone Mountain.

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