White nationalist Christopher Cantwell says they treid to make "Unite the Right" a peaceful protest.
Christopher Cantwell, 36, is neo-Nazi and white supremacist who made a tearful plea on YouTube after he learned there is a warrant out for his arrest.
Said warrant comes after he was captured on video saying he had a gun and was, “ready for violence” reports LGBTQ Nation.
In his YouTube video Cantwell begins to sob about his legal predicament.
“I have been told there’s a warrant out for my arrest,” he says. “With everything that’s happening, I don’t think it’s very wise for me to go anywhere. There’s a state of emergency. The National Guard is here!”
He continues to say he is an upstanding citizen and his white nationalist organization which participated in the “Unite the Right” rally which killed 32-year-old counter-protester, Heather Heyer, did not want to incite violence.
“I want to be peaceful. I want to be law-abiding. That was the whole entire point of this,” Cantwell continues. “I’m watching CNN talk about this as a violent, white nationalist protest. We have done everything in our power to keep this peaceful!”
Cantwell has a history of being homophobic and racist, LGBTQ Nation found one video where he was a guest on a podcast, making hateful remarks and