Possible Plans in the Works for Fargo Alt-Right Rally in October
On Facebook, Tefft called the violent rally in Charlottesville a "victory" and said it legitimized their struggle
FARGO, ND — The nephew of a Fargo man who took part in the explosive “Unite the Right” right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia is calling on counter-protesters to come to Fargo.
Jacob Scott says his uncle Peter Tefft, seen here in video from Charlottesville, plans to hold some type of alt-right rally in Fargo in the fall.
On Facebook, Tefft called the violent rally in Charlottesville a “victory” and said it legitimized their struggle.
He called it the beginning of the White Civil Rights movement.
His nephew believes Tefft will be able to attract many people if a rally is held here.
“He said that he is planning come kind of event here in Fargo in October where he’s going to get a bunch of his Nazi friends together,” Scott said. “Considering the national profile that he’s accrued over the last few days, he very well could end up summoning quite a few Nazis to Fargo. You know we have kind of a sizable progressive anti-fascist movement here in Fargo and you know we’re going to go out and we’re going to counter-protest them for sure.”
Scott is calling on groups like Black Lives Matter and Women’s March to stand by them if the rally happens.
Tefft’s family says he is no longer welcome at family events.
His father denounced his son in a letter that has made news around the world.