PressTV-US police guard hate group from protesters

While protesters have gathered outside a state-owned hotel in Tennessee where a white nationalist conference is being held, state police have taken extraordinary measures to secure the hate group’s safety.

Police formed a tight perimeter around the hotel Saturday, while a helicopter circled overhead and protesters were searched by state park rangers using a metal detector, the Tennessean reported.

Park Rangers are joined by law enforcement to patrol the park where anti-racist organizations gather to protest the annual American Renaissance conference at the Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns, Tenn., Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Photo by the Tennessean)

American Renaissance, a racist Virginia-based organization listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as a hate group which “openly peddles white nationalism,” has reserved the 125 rooms inside Montgomery Bell State Park Inn for the weekend conference, thus literally taking over a…

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