KKK May Stage Demonstration

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Neshoba County officials confirmed to Newscenter 11 that they have been contacted by someone representing the Ku Klux Klan in Georgia about attending and possibly putting on a demonstration the day the Edgar Ray Killen trial begins.

Neshoba County Sheriff Larry Myers said he answered the call.

"They can demonstrate as long as it doesn't disrupt the court. As far as burning crosses, you've got fire ordinances in the city of Philadelphia that will have to be addressed if they decide to do that," said Myers.

The KKK is now reportedly soliciting donations to help with Killen's defense. However, Killen told Newscenter 11 he has not received any donations from the group.


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