Groups of protesters and counter-protesters clashed in Stone Mountain, Ga., on Saturday.

The city announced Friday that that it would close Stone Mountain Park ahead of a rally planned by groups of far-right protesters. The group the Three Percenters requested to hold a 2,000-person event “to defend and protect our history and Second Amendment rights,” CBS News reported.

The far-right group on Saturday criticized the removal of Confederate monuments across the country spurred by protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis.

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