Senate Unanimously Condemns White Supremacist Groups

Measure calls for Trump to denounce hate groups
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 12, 2017 2:43 AM CDT
Senate Unanimously Condemns White Supremacist Groups
This Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 image shows a white supremacist carrying a Nazi flag into the entrance to Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va.   (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

(Newser) – They can't agree on much—but they're pretty clear that they don't like Nazis and the KKK. A resolution condemning white supremacist groups and the "domestic terrorist attack" in Charlottesville last month passed the Senate unanimously Monday night, the Hill reports. The measure, introduced by a bipartisan group of senators last week, calls for President Trump to denounce white supremacist organizations and "address the growing prevalence of those hate groups in the United States." It also urges federal authorities to investigate acts of violence or intimidation by white nationalist groups to prevent them "from fomenting and facilitating additional violence." (The Internet's oldest neo-Nazi site has been taken offline.)

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