No matter your views on why the Charlottesville rally happened or who was to blame for the violence, there’s one thing that we know for certain.
Heather Heyer was murdered because she had different beliefs than her killer.
Heather went to Charlottesville to counter-protest the White Nationalists who themselves, were protesting the removal of a Robert E Lee statue.
And now she is dead.
A scumbag, detestable, White Nationalist moron ran his car through a crowd in the deliberate act of aiming to kill people he didn’t agree with.
And he succeeded.
White Nationalists, and any other group of people who use their race and beliefs as an excuse to hate others and espouse theirs views on other people are the lowest form of scum that exist. For there to still be racist people in this day and age, the 21st century, is beyond my comprehension.
It really is time for this to stop.
Two sets of beliefs came together on the day of Heather’s death-
Heather believed that people should come together and fight injustice and racism.
James Fields Jr. believed that he had the moral right to kill somebody that didn’t believe the same principles as himself.
You can disagree with somebody all you like, but to kill somebody because they don’t believe the same things as you is abhorrent. I’d like to think that everybody else agrees with that.
The sad thing is I don’t think they do.
Heather Heyer’s death was needless
And that is why a line needs to be drawn and people, no matter your political affiliation, need to unite and put a stop to this entire “It’s your fault”/”No, it’s your fault” rhetoric that is threatening to divide the entire world.
Her last social media post was this –
“If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention.”
Nazis, White Supremacist, Racial discriminators –
Pay attention – we are ALL outraged.