GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY) -- North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) responded Tuesday to "Silent Sam" being knocked down at UNC-Chapel Hill Monday night, comparing those who helped bring down the statue to "violent mobs."
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In the statement, Berger said Gov. Roy Cooper and other politicians must stop labeling violent riots as "rallies." Berger also said the protesters' actions won't heal racial injustice.