'Stand With Charlottesville' rallies take place all across CT


People in Saskatoon are planning a vigil honouring those killed following race-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend. "It took us a long time to get to where we are, and we're not gonna go back, and no white nationalist, no extremist is going to pull us backward".

Attend an event in your community to show that you're standing with Charlottesville.

"We also hope that we can come together as a community to heal, to reaffirm our commitment to protecting each other's lives, to defending each other's rights and freedoms, and to continue our struggle for an America that loves and welcomes us all", they said. "Our founding principals are that all of us are created equal and we need to fight every day to make sure that's the case", Stadler said.

More than 30 people were injured in separate incidents during the protests.

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy joined the Willimantic protest, as part of a walk he is taking across CT this week.

"There's still a lot of work to do locally".

Among the crowd that gathered on the New Haven Green was State Comptroller Kevin Lembo.

The Facebook page called it "SPOKANE CITIZENS STAND AGAINST RACISM", it is a peaceful vigil where people are encouraged to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville. They sent a message to the hate groups in Idaho, that they're not welcomed here.

"We're middle-aged white people and I think it's really important for our faces to be part of the crowd", she said.

Similar rallies took place across the country.