Franklin, Tenn. - April 7, 2018 - Today at the spring meeting of the Tennessee Republican Party's State Executive Committee (SEC), the full SEC unanimously passed the following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TENNESSEE REPUBLICAN PARTY'S STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, that we denounce all white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that we, the Tennessee Republican Party, fiercely oppose any kind of radical, racist bigotry or hate that these groups espouse.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that we believe that racism and white supremacy are totally unacceptable and cannot be tolerated in America or in our Party.
Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden had this to say about the resolution:
"Our Party has always stood on the values of opportunity, personal responsibility, faith and freedom with no room or tolerance for hate or bigotry. Today's unanimously supported resolution is an important one as we continue the Republican Party's fight against racism in our society."