A rally to protest the rape and murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom will take place at the Knoxville Courthouse today. Organizers say the suspects in the case should be charged with hate crimes.
12:19pm Update: You can hear a live broadcast from the rally here.
6:21pm Update: Approximately 200 people attended the rally to call for hate crime charges against the suspected murderers. Some counter protesters showed up but were far outnumbered.
A larger third rally that will include participants from the first two is planned for September 2nd.