Walkabout Statement After The Fascist Violence in Charlotteville

August, 2017

In the wake of the fascist violence in Charlottesville, we continue to stand with our fellow environmentalist-activist organizations. Here's the response from the Sierra Club's Executive Director Michael Brune posted on their website:

"The Sierra Club condemns this act of white supremacist terrorism in the strongest possible terms. Our thoughts are with those injured and killed and our hearts are with those who are peacefully speaking out to stop hate from gaining another inch in our country and those who are living in fear because of that hate... Hatred and racism have long played a disgraceful part of American history, but there can be no doubt that those who spew white supremacy feel empowered right now when they see allies in the corridors of power..."