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Charlottesville Nazi Gets Disowned By His Own Father In HUMILIATING Open Letter

One of the Nazis who showed up in Charlottesville, Virginia for a pro-racism rally is not having a good start to his week.

by popular Twitter account”Yes You’re Racist” after video of him flipping out on someone for asking a few questions went viral:

“This charming Nazi is Pete Tefft of Fargo, ND,” the account tweeted, referencing the video:

The whole world may hate Tefft right now, but don’t worry — his family has his back. Oh…wait…no, they don’t.

“My name is Pearce Tefft, and I am writing to all, with regards to my youngest son, Peter Tefft, an avowed white nationalist who has been featured in a number of local news stories over the last several months,” Peter’s father, Pearce, wrote in a scathing to the world about his son.

“I, along with all of his siblings and his entire family, wish to loudly repudiate my son’s vile, hateful and racist rhetoric and actions,” he continues. “We do not know specifically where he learned these beliefs. He did not learn them at home.”

“I have shared my home and hearth with friends and acquaintances of every race, gender and creed,” Pearce Tefft wrote. “I have taught all of my children that all men and women are created equal. That we must love each other all the same.”

“Evidently Peter has chosen to unlearn these lessons, much to my and his family’s heartbreak and distress. We have been silent up until now, but now we see that this was a mistake,” Tefft adds. “It was the silence of good people that allowed the Nazis to flourish the first time around, and it is the silence of good people that is allowing them to flourish now.”

Now, because of his actions, Peter is no longer a part of the family in any meaningful sense:

Peter Tefft, my son, is not welcome at our family gatherings any longer. I pray my prodigal son will renounce his hateful beliefs and return home. Then and only then will I lay out the feast.

His hateful opinions are bringing hateful rhetoric to his siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews as well as his parents. Why must we be guilty by association? Again, none of his beliefs were learned at home. We do not, never have, and never will, accept his twisted worldview.

He once joked, “The thing about us fascists is, it’s not that we don’t believe in freedom of speech. You can say whatever you want. We’ll just throw you in an oven.”

Peter, you will have to shovel our bodies into the oven, too. Please son, renounce the hate, accept and love all.

Pearce Tefft isn’t the only member of the family to denounce Peter, either. His nephew, Jacob Scott, also released a statement so that he could avoid being associated with the white supremacist sheep in the family:

In brief, we reject him wholly – both him personally as a vile person who has HIMSELF made violent threats against our family, and also his hideous ideology, which we abhor. We are all bleeding-heart liberals who believe in the fundamental equality of all human beings. Peter is a maniac, who has turned away from all of us and gone down some insane internet rabbit-hole, and turned into a crazy nazi. He scares us all, we don’t feel safe around him, and we don’t know how he came to be this way. My grandfather feels especially grieved, as though he has failed as a father.”

“Several members of our family have been being harassed or threatened by random strangers, due to our connection with Peter. I know in particular that Peter’s sister… has been contacted or threatened at her workplace, under the assumption that she must be a nazi or endorse nazism. We also have some relatives who live in…, who have randomly found themselves attacked, including a… year old girl, my cousin, named… who has supposedly been messaged online by at least one random stranger in a threatening manner. Our relatives were calling us in a panic earlier today, demanding we delete all Facebook photos that connect us to them, etcetera.”

After all this, Peter should look at the consequences of his hate and ask one question: “is it worth it?”

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