Confederate Heritage Group, Counter-Protesters Clash at Stone Mountain | app

ATLANTA — About 200 members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans gathered at Stone Mountain on Saturday for a Confederate Memorial Day sighting, despite calls for the public park to close them.

Instead, just over 100 counter-protesters descended on the expansive lawn in front of the massive mountain bas-relief sculpture depicting Confederate leaders, shouting and jeering, forcing SCV loudspeakers to struggle to to be heard above the din.

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