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The National Center for Transgender Equality Denounces Racist Hate Rallies; Calls on Trump to Act

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Ash Orr (they/he)

WASHINGTON – Mara Keisling, Executive Director of The National Center for Transgender Equality, released the following statement following the hate rallies and terrorist incident In Charlottesville, VA:

"The National Center for Transgender Equality condemns the racists, White Supremacists, White Nationalists, Klansmen, anti-semites, and Nazis who acted as terrorists while rallying to "Unite the Right" in Charlottesville, VA. Our hearts our broken for the victims of this hate. Our solidarity is with them as well as with the other counter protestors who stood strong in the face of hate. We call on the Trump/Pence administration to understand the shame and damage their near silence causes all Americans, and to respond strongly and without hesitation or quarter for the racists who perpetrated this violence and disgrace." 

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