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Organizer Of Last Year's Charlottesville Rally Approved For Another

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Organizer Of Last Year's Charlottesville Rally Approved For Another
The "white civil rights" rally is planned for Aug. 12, the anniversary of last year's event in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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One of the organizers of last year's deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, got initial approval to hold a rally across from the White House. It's planned for Aug. 12, the anniversary of last year's event. 

The National Park Service reportedly approved Jason Kessler's application to hold a "white civil rights" rally protesting what Kessler calls "civil rights abuse that happened in Charlottesville" last year. A permit hasn't been issued yet.

Last year's rally in Charlottesville turned violent, leaving one person dead and injuring dozens more. 

A Park Service spokesman told The Washington Post that the agency is gathering details about the planned event. It'll use that information to create a permit.

Kessler also applied to hold the anniversary rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, but the city denied his request.