“Jason Kessler and three white nationalist and neo-Nazi organizations filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Wednesday against the city of Charlottesville and police officials alleging First and Fourteenth amendment violations.
In addition to the City of Charlottesville, the suit names former Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas and Virginia State Police Lt. Becky Crannis-Curl as defendants.
According to the suit, Kessler, white nationalist group Identity Evropa and the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement and Traditional Worker Party claim the city and police officials did not do enough to protect their rights during last year’s deadly Unite the Right rally and actively prevented them from exercising their rights. …”
… Because Thomas and Crannis-Curl had issued orders not to engage crowds at UTR, the suit claims they allowed a “heckler’s veto” — a legal term used in First Amendment cases when a complainant claims suppression of speech by the government because of possible violent reactions from hecklers. …”
I’m not at liberty to discuss this.
I will just share the link. You can read all about what I have said about that f***ed up day last August and our experience there in the archives.